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Published by Alpha Omicron Pi, 2016-06-08 12:22:11

1998 Spring - To Dragma

Vol. LXVII, No. 10

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a message from o u r President
Think Positive
Remember the song that goes "you gotta' accentuate the positive, eliminate the nega- tive, latch on to the affirmative and don't mess with Mr. In Between?" It is time for all members of AOn to think about this subject and start having a more positive attitude.
At a recent Network Director training, it was mentioned that there are times when our actions will speak louder than our words. If we are representing AOII, and have a negative attitude, what does that tell others about our Fraternity? I f we want to recruit New Members, w e must believe in our product and sell AOII. We cannot do that with negative attitudes and actions.
If you think positive, you will act positive. If you think negative, you will act negative. You may be the only AQTI that anyone ever meets. You represent AOII whereever you go and your actions can reflect credit or discredit on our Fraternity.
So, latch on to that affirmative and present your best positive self to all. We can succeed at almost anything if we have unlimited enthusiasm!!!
Fraternally,
about this issue
Two years have past since To Dragma last focused on the subject of alcohol abuse. W e know the consequences of risky behavior are sometimes harmful, sometimes deadly. Certainly these consequences are never intended, but none the less they do occur. In our fraternal world, they have turned deadly too often this year.
The irresponsible actions of just a few chapters members can be devastating to the entire chapter, even perhaps to the entire fraternity. We felt it was time for us to take one more shot at educating our members on the possible consequences of binge chinking and the abuse of this powerful drug. Part of our feature "One more shot at binge dnnking'' is a hypothetical scenario that could occur in any Greek chapter. We have placed a chapter on trial and made YOU, the reader, a member of the jury.
We want to know your opinion. Please take a few minutes to complete the jury question- naire and return it to Headquarters or respond on the AOII website (www.alphaomicron- pi.org). We hope to hear from AOII collegians and alumnae of all ages, as well as from others who may read To Dragma.
Let us know what you think and we'll let you know the results in the Summer issue. you I
Fraternally,
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AA contents
2 A Message From our President
4 One More ShotAgainst Binge Drinking 6 Chapter on Trial
13 Membership Information Form
15 Legacy Form
16 Rush Directory
18 TreatingTroubledYouth
20 Volunteer Spotlight
21 VolunteerApplication Form
22 Celebrate Sisterhood
23 Emporium
27 Sisterhood for a Lifetime
28 Collegiate News
34 Alumnae News
38 50Year Members
44 Power o f Friendship. AOTT 46 Notables
47 ChangeofAddress
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Alcohol abuse, especially blll^e (iTinkirigj isthemostpressingproblem
facing college campuses. In fact, two-thirds of college presidents recently indicated that substance abuse, primarily alcohol, topped their list of concerns regarding the quality of campus life. Numerous national studies have documented the negative con- sequences associated with college student drinking. One of the most famous, and most alarming is a
study conducted by the researchers at The Harvard School of Public Health.
The Harvard Study revealed that residents of fraternity and sorority houses are far more likely to go on drinking binges than their classmates. A drinking binge was defined as four or more drinks in one sitting for a woman and five or more drinks for a man.
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For women, this study found that 80% of sorority house residents had binged during the last 2 weeks prior to this study compared with 58% of non-resi- dent sorority women, and 35% of non-Greek women.
As for the men, the study found that during the previous two weeks, 86% of fraternity house resi- dentshadbingedcomparedto71%ofnon-resident fraternity men and 45% for non-Greek men.
With the ever increasing costs of higher education, one would think that students would be committed to gaining the best education possi- ble; but a 1996 Core Institute study leaves little doubt that a student's GPA can be directly influenced by the amount of alcohol consumed. Nearly 37,000 students at 66 four-year colleges and universities were surveyed about their drink- ing habits and it was revealed that students with an A average consume a little more than three drinks per week, B students have almost five drinks per week, C students average more than
six drinks per week and students getting Ds or Fs consume an average of nine drinks per week.
The statistics are aknning, yet most students still are not listening. Each decision we make will result in consequences. Some of these consequences may affect us for the rest of our lives. Consider the consequencesinthefollowingincident Howcould it have turned out differently?
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A Chapter on Trial
The followrog scenario is entirelyfictionalAny reference or similarity to any organization, event or occurrence, chapter, campus, entity or individual is not Intended and is purely coincidental
The Background
It is mid-October of last year. State University has a competitive Greek system comprised of six National Sororities and 10 National Fraternities. One of these National Sororities has been on campus for 20 years. This sorority has the second largest chapter on campus with 72 mem- bers including 22 New Members to be initiated in approximately one week
State University has been plagued with three Greek related alcohol incidents involving injury within the past two years. Earlier this fall, the adrriinistration institut- ed a new policy that no alcohol can be served on any campus property.
The sorority chapter received a trav- elling chapter consultant (CC) visit dur- ing fall rush and the CC reported back to the National Sorority that this chapter islackinginleadership. Shefeelsthat the Chapter President is ineffective and the Chapter Adviser is trying too hard to be "one of the girls." The adviser is an initiate of this same chapter and has
only been out of school two years. The CC also noted that alcohol appears to be a problem within this chapter. She met with the university's Greek Adviser and the adviser stated that this sorority, as well as most other Greek groups, simply
refuses to acknowledge that alcohol is a problem. "No matter what we do, the groups keep trying to find a new way to bend the rules."
The social chairman of a popular men's Fraternity has invited the soror- ity chapter to a mid-term party at an off-campus bar by placing a flier on the sorority's bulletin board. The sorority's Social Chairman, Suzie, picks up the flier and during Chapter meeting makes an announcement
that the fraternity is having a party and every sister is invited. Suzie tells the chapter that there is no need to seek approval or complete paperwork for the party because the invitation was not really official. The Fraternity just put a flier on the board. The Chapter Adviser, Ann, was present and thought that sounded logical and also thought the party sounded like a good break for the girls.
Karen, Lee and Macy were great friends. Karen and Lee, both New Members, were roommates, and Macy, a junior, was Karen's big sister. AH were from the same hometown and thrilled to be sorority sisters. Macy had rushed the two younger girls hard knowing they would be great assets to the chapter.
Karen took her studies seriously. She had been a high school honor student and wanted to do well because she knew her parents were struggling financially to send her to college. She planned on majoring in elementary education, the same as Macy. Lee still had no idea what she wanted to study, but wasn't really giving it too much thought yet CoEege life was exciting and she regularly teased Karen for being so straight laced, especially when it came to drinking and having a good time.
Because Karen and Lee were to be initiated next week, and Karen was to turn 19 in a couple days, they agreed this event was a great occasion to cele- brate. After all, Lee and Macy felt Karen was due to cut loose. Karen agreed.
The Fraternity's Social Chairman, Mike, was also Macy's boyfriend. At Macy's request, he promised to provide fake IDs for Karen and Lee to use. As was the establishment's policy, IDs were checked at the door. Although the bar admitted minors, only those patrons with proof of proper ID received hand stamps and were eligible to drink once inside.
The Event
Many members of the chapter attended the party, and beer and shots were provided by the Fraternity free to anyone who had provided proof of age. Using the IDs, Karen and Lee had no problem getting past the bar's security guard and receiving hand stamps to drink.
The party began around 9:00 and the girls danced, laughed and drank more than anyone could later remember. Karen turned out to be a poor player at quarters with purple hooter shooters. Quarters is just one the favorite drinking games among students these days. Karen was coaxed by Lee and Macy into trying several new drinking games that night Forawhile,LeeandMacy thoughtKarenwas havingthetimeof
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After what seemed like hours,
the doctor stepped into the
waiting' room. His first question was directed at Lee, "The HUTSe tells me you were with Karen when she was brought in. Are you a relative?"
Without tliinkirig, Lee answered, "yes sir, she's my sister"
The Case
This tragedy is now being tried in a civil court upon a claim for wrongful death. Hie allegations of the complaint include, but are not limited to. Negligence
perse. Gross Negligent-x\ Negligence, violation of Dram Shop Iaws, Reckless Indifference and Reckless Fndangerment. The law suit demands $20 million dollars in compensatory and punitive damages and names the following defendants:
The Sorority chapter The National Sorority The National Sorority's
Executive Director The National Sorority's
Executive Board Members The Fraternity chapter
The National Fraternity
The National Fraternity's
Executive Director The National Fraternity's
Executive Board Members The State University
The off-campus bar and owner Sorority members.
Macy and Lee
Sorority Chapter President.
Ashley
Sorority Social Chairman,
Suzie
Sorority Chapter Adviser,
Ann
Fraternity Chapter President,
Jeff
Fraternity Social Chairman.
Mike
Fraternity Chapter Adviser.
Bill
Jury selection hasjust been completed and YOUhave been selected as a member of the Jury.
her Lilt'. Then the mixture of beer and alcohol started making Karen sick and she threw up at least twice in the ladies room packed with her sorority sisters. By 12:30. Karen could no longer stand on her own.
Macy borrowed her boyfriend's car so sbe and Lee could drive Karen back to her dorm room. Karen passed out in the car on the way home, but the girls still managed to gin her into the dorm. Macy and Lee found them- selves giggling at the Uiought of describing this scene to Karen tomor- row when she woke up. Ihey gently laid their friend in her bed on her side. Macy told Lee that she had heard that people in this condition should not lav on their backs because thev might choke on their own vomit. Since they both wanted to return to the party, they left Karen to just sleep it off.
It was nearly 3:00 a.m. when Lee returned to their room. When she walked over to check on Karen, she thought she looked strangely grey. Frightened, sbe notified their floor's
RA who called 911 after reaching Karen's room. Lee also called Macy. The EMTs responded quickly, and took Karen directly to the hospital.
Macy met Lee at the hospital. Feeling lousy themselves, they sat motionless in the empty hospital wail- ing room waiting for the doctor to release her so they could all go home.
After what seemed like hours, the doctor stepped into the waiting room. His first question was directed at Lee. "The nurse tells me you were widi Karen when she was brought in. Are you a relative';1" Without thinking, Lee answered, "yes sir, she's my sister." The doctor knelt down in front of the girls and delivered the news thev had not even imagined. "I'm sorry girls, we tried everything, but we lost her just a couple minutes ago."
Karen's family was, understandably, distraught and outraged over the deaUi of their only daughter, feeling that her death should never have occurred and could have been prevented. Thev sought legal counsel.
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Lastly, he noted that medical evidence would indicate that if Karen had received medical attention earlier in the evening, the results would not have
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The Trial
Response to this tragedy was swift and the press coverage brutal. The University, and both fraternal organiza- tions immediately conducted their own investigations about the events leading to Karen's death due to blood alcohol poi- soning. Her blood alcohol level was later confirmed to be a lethal .30. The University withdrew recognition of both local chapters as campus organizations. The [NationalSororitywithdrewtheir chapter's charter, closing the chapter indefinitely, and placed all initiated colle- giate members on alumnae status. The National Fraternity responded likewise.
In an emotional opening statement the Plaintiff's attorney described in detail lor the jury how Karen, a brilliant young freshman, had fallen prey to the pres- sures of an out-of-control Greek system, obsessed with alcohol abuse and binge drinking. He pledged to prove that botii the local fraternity and sorority chapters
had ignored university and fraternity alcohol policies: that both organizations and the Greek system encouraged hinge drinking, that the Chapter Presidents
and Social Chairmen had not exercised proper leadership, and both Chapter Advisers had looked the other way. He further promised to prove that the local bar owner had served alcohol to minors and over-served Karen specifically. He further promised to prove that the sorori- ty's national organization and it's leaders had ignored warnings that could have prevented tiiis tragedy. Ivastly, he noted that medical evidence would indicate that if Karen had received medical atten- tion earlier in the evening, the results would not have been fatal; thus the neg- ligent actions of two of Karen's best friends, Macy and Ijee, may have con- tributed to her death.
The defense'srasewas backed by countless policies and procedures in lull fort* and effect at the time of the inci- dent by all the organizations involved.
The attorneys for the defense promised to reveal that the Greek experience was a positive influence in Karen's life, and service and leadership development is the backbone of both the fraternal orga- nizations. Karen was a valued member of her sorority and oi die student body, and all parties named in this litigation are deeply saddened over Karen's death. However. Karen's actions were voluntary and of her own free will that evening: thus the defendants should not be held accountable for the irresponsible actions of one indiv idual.
Hay s of testimony revealed the facts as stated previously. Just prior to starting jury deliberations, the judge instructs YOU and the rest ol the jury to first determine if any or all of the defendants should be held liable for Karen's death. If so. \ O l have the responsibility to assign liability to each named party and award damages.
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fAsamemberoftheJury^i y A GhaptCP OH TPIdl what do YOU decide? J
Let us know what you think! Please fill out this questionnaire and return to: To Dragma Editor, Alpha Omicron Pi International HQ, 9025 Overlook Boulevard, Brentwood, TN 37027. Fax to: (61S) 371 -9736. You can also answer this questionnaire on our website: www.alphaomicronpiorg
1. Do you find any named defendant liable for Karen's death?
2.
If so, and assixming $20 million in damages is awarded, of those defendants you deem liable, what percentage will be assigned to each?
_% _%
_% _% _% _%
%
%
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The Sorority chapter
The National Sorority
The National Sorority's Executive Director
The National Sorority's Executive Board Members The Fraternity chapter
The National Fraternity
The National Fraternity's Executive Director
The National Fraternity's Executive Board Members The State University
The off-campus bar and owner
Sorority members Macy and Lee
Sorority Chapter President, Ashley
Sorority Social Chairman, Suzie
3. Information Age:
Female Male
If you are not an AOn member, please let us know who you are:
4. Optional Info. Name:
AOn Chapter:
"Simply stated, binge drinking is an irresponsible act that is illegal under almost all circumstances."
% Sorority Chapter Adviser, A n n
% Fraternity Chapter President, Jeff % Fraternity Social Chairman, Mike % Fraternity Chapter Adviser, Bill
100 %
(a Judge's Perspective)
"At the time of sentencing, judges often hear a plea for leniency. A tear- ful defendant will recite that either
they did not think that their conduct would result in the death or perma- nent injury to another individual or it was a traditional activity and no one had been injured before. Both argu- ments are unimpressive. Simply stat- ed, binge drinking is an irresponsible act that is illegal under almost all cir- cumstances. The detrimental effects of alcohol abuse are well known, and
perpetuating binge drinking or encour- aging others to binge drink is one of the most serious instances of alcohol abuse. Binge drinking is inconsistent with the concepts of fairness, decency, and good manners. When we ask indi- viduals to join our order or to partici- pate in a social event, we have a responsibility to guide them in a posi- tive way so that they may continue life's journey and reach their potential. Positive steps should be taken to avoid becoming a court statistic.'"
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Judge Steven McNamee, SigmaChiFraternity,USAttorney1985-90,USJudge1990-Present
will) permission from Sigma Chfs "Risktvitkh" apublimtinn of the Husk Management Fouiuhtion, Winter ]99H.


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A Positive Step:
NPG's
Somethirig
of Montevallo, University of Central Arkansas, Susquehanna University, University of Arkansas, Southwest Missouri State and Dickinson College. Portions of the program have been presented at MGCA (Mid American Greek Conference). NEPC (Northeast Panhellenic Conference), SEPC (Southeast Panhellenic Conference), WRGC (Western Regional Greek Conference) and NPC (National Panhellenic Conference.
The program's strength, according to Angela Guillory, Sigma Kappa's NPC delegate and program coordina- tor, is the program format and the arena in which it is presented. "It involves six leaders from each sorority on campus and 4 emerging leaders from the sophomore and freshman level. It also includes a national rep- resentative from each chapter and local chapter advisors. The National Panhellenic Conference sponsors four NPC representatives, one of whom is an attorney."
The attorney, who is always a Greek woman, facilitates the cata- lyst part of the program, the mock court trial. The trial focuses on an accident specifically designed for that particular campus, usually dealing with either alcohol abuse or hazing. Collegiate Panhellenic officers serve as witnesses as the attorney
puts the women on trial.
"Something of Value", Angela states, "is about women talking to
Something of Value was born out of a request by campus admin- istrators to the National Panhellenic Conference to develop and offer a risk management program geared specifically toward women. Penn State University volunteered to be the first pilot campus. Since that first experience at Penn State in Fall. 1995, Something of Value (SOV) has evolved into one of the most effective programs in the country today when dealing with risky behaviors on college campuses. In four semesters, SOV has been facilitated at the University of Richmond. Cornell University, Sacramento State, Pepperdine. University of Vermont, University
"Something of Value ... is about women talking
to women as they Struggle with the conseauences
of risky behaviors...'
ofValue


women as they struggle with the consequences of risky behaviors. It provides a safe and open environ- ment as collegians struggle with identifying the issues and strategies of how to confront the issues."
Dr. Suzanne Gordon, Asst. Vice Chancellor of Student .Affairs at the University of Arkansas and past president of NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators) shares " Something of Value made a significant impact on our campus by empowering Chapter Presidents to work together as they address alcohol abuse in their chapters."
As a residt of SOV. chapter officers have started developing alcohol policies, brought in programs to address risky behaviors such as eating disonlers and sexually transmitted diseases to their campuses, Panhellenic officers have kept the conversation opportunities alive by offering monthly roundtables for "like" officers from chapters and Chapters Presidents have addressed and eliminated all hazing from their chapters by working together.
Something of Value has given Greek women an opportunity to work together as Panhellenic sisters as they address the issues our members arc currently dealing with in our chapters. To bring SOV to your campus, please contact the National Panhellenic Conference at (317)872-3185. Something of Value is partially funded by National Collegiate Services.
Alpha Omlcron Pi
Maternity and Kappa Delta
Sorority jointly contributed ($25,000 to the NPG Foundation^
to help endOW the ''Something ofValue" education program.
ots heard 'round the world
The paper carried another all too common story on the Greek experience. "Fraternitv could I xpelled Pledge ~till in serious condition," the headline read.
In diis story a young man suffered serious head injuries after falling from a fraternitv house roof during a party this past February. He was 19 years old. and police say he had been dririlving.
Last fall, the national media carried news of at least two alcohol related deaths involvingfraternities.The first occurred
in August when a fraternitv pledge at Louisiana State University died alter drinking die equivalent of 24 drinks following his pledging ceremony. A month later, a fresliman at Massachusetts Institute of Technology lapsed into a coma, then died following a fraternity party. A dozen other incidents have occurred this year that were spared national media exposure.
It was two years ago. in the Spring 1996 issue of To Dragincu dial we featured an article on alcohol abuse and posed the question "Are We Willing To Admit its a IVoblem?" Today, many of our chapters arc taking a responsible stance toward the alcohol related problems on their campus. They have become leaders on campus in an effort to support tin >s< • fraternities trying to ban alcohol from their fraternity houses. Many of our chapters are committed to edu- cating their members on alcohol awareness, and other risk manage- ment issues, not just because AOIT requires i t but because they understand the importance it has in their liv es. And many of our chapters strictlv obey die alcohol policies of Alpha Omicron Pi and dieir university. That news is refreshing.
f nfortunately. not all our chapters are getting die |X)int Consider this March 6, 1998 headline: "Sorority guilty in binge drinking incident. Group penalized for hazing and alcohol policy violations:fraternitypunished." This time the "sorority" in the story was AOn. The incident occurred at a fraternity mixer and resulted in an AOIT New Member being taken to a hospital diagnosed with alcohol poisoning. She recovered, the chapter is now on
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But forallthatwedOasa Greek system, a fraternity a university, a chapter, we Still
face one weak link -) an indMdijaL'srightto
GhOOSe. So we pose the same question to you again, two years
later, "Are we wfOing to admit it's a problem?" Now, we a d d a n o t h e r , " A r e w e willing to do something about it?"
of NIC to pursue alcohol-free chapter facilities and confirmed that it will actively seek assistance from the host institutions to accomplish this end. The Association of Fraternity Advisors. Inc. (AFA) passed a similar resolution on Alcohol-Free Fraternity Residences to encourage the viability of alcohol-free housing and, where appropriate, to offer alcohol-free living options.
At least six national fraternities have taken the step to declare that all of dieir chapter houses will he substancefreeby July 1,2000. Phi Delta Theta, Sigma ' !\u. I'hi Gamma Delta. FurmHouse. Delta Chi and Phi Kappa Sigma have all voted to support the alcohol-free housing initiative. Lambda Chi Alpha has recently announced that they are dedicated to reducing alcohol misuse, and have allocated $500,000 as part oi an incentive program to encourage and reward their chapters that voluntarily reduce their focus on alcohol.
Further. NIC has established "Select 2000". which is an initiative committed to raising the quality level of fraternity chapters and membership as they move toward the year 2000.
Select 2000 values and "oals include academic potential service to others, campus involvement leadership opportunities and perhaps, most important providing a sale and healthy living environment which includes substance-free housing.
The joint NPC-NIC Task Force on Substance Free Housing, Alcohol 101. and NPCs Our Chapter. Our Choice program have each placed further emphasis on this same subject
The efforts continue, and we applaud them all. But for all diat we do as a Greek system, a fraternity, a university, a chapter, we still face one weak link - an individual s right to choose. So we pose the same question to you again, two years later, "Are we willing to admit it s a problem?" Now, we add another, "Are we willing to do something about it?"
by Maripllen Parkinson Sasseen. Editor. Alpha Delia (V of Alabama)
International Probation, and we are all thankful the outcome was not different
We are all in this battle together
to overcome the damaging effects of alcohol - all o( us who are Greek. The fraternal world is uniting to try
to make changes. For every national fraternal organization, university, local chapter and individual that takes a step in a positive direction, the Greek community is bettered. Efforts are being made at every turn to curb the risky behavior.
The 26 member groups oi the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) have historically observed a substance-free facilities standard. Building on that last fall NPC unanimously supported a resolution
to encourage their member groups
to support diose men s fraternities who have implemented the policy of sub- stance-free fraternity housing, and
encourage other national fraternities to do the same.
NPC stepped up to the plate in the fall of 1995, rolling out the "Something of Value" program. This outstanding risk management program has reached thousands of students all across the country.
In honor of our shared centennial year. Aipha Omicron Pi Fraternity and Kappa Delta Sorority jointly contributed $25,000 to the NPC Foundation to help endow the "Something of Value" education program. The checks were presented last fall at the N PC Biennial meeting in Norfolk, Virginia.
Even more recently, the National Interfraternity Conference, Inc (NIC) unanimously adopted a resolution addressing the misuse of alcohol. This unprecedented resolution strongly encouraged the 66 member fraternities


Alpha Omicron Pi Membership Information Form
Please mail this form to the AOTT adviser for the college which this rushee will attend. The advisers are listed on page 16-17 of this issue or you may contact International Headquarters at 615-370-0920. If you have gathered this information in response to a chapter's request, please send the information directly to the return address indicated from the chapter
a t t a c h photo if available
Collegiate chapter pledging depends on your supplying available information.
For the AOTT Chapter at
Rushee Information
Name of Rushee
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Family Information
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Does the rushee have an AOTT relative? (check one) Sister
Give name of AOTT relative (including maiden)
Address of AOTT relative
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Does the rushee have affiliations with any other NPC groups? Ifyes, list affiliation and relationship, (e.g. Kappa Delta, Mother)
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Have you talked with the rushee about AOTT (check one) yes
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Please list names of organizations (explain type - school, church, community, etc) and the rushee's participation and leadership in each one. Attach additional information on a separate sheet if necessary.
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Special recognition and/or Honors received
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Include information about the rushee's character traits, leadership qualities and personality characteristics using specific examples whenever possible. Indicate the rushee's special interests, talents and any other information to aid the chapter in getting to know her better and to indicate the contributions she could add to AOTT.
AOTT Recommendation for Membership
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(circle as many as apply) another AOTT Panhellenic Files High School Faculty Clergy
peers of the individual a mutual friend other (please specify)
2. IdonotrecommendthisindividualforAOTTmembershipbasedoninformationreceived. Iffurtherclarificationis
desired, the Chapter Adviser may contact me.
3. I am unable to commit my opinion on this individual for AOTT membership:
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Due to limited information received.
After contacting all available sources and receiving no information.
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What to do with recommendations after rush:
Date recommendation acknowledged
Once recommendations have been acknowledged, you are to:
il. Destroy recommendations on all rushees who pledged an N P C sorority.
2. Maintain files on those recommendations for rushees who did not pledge any group. Recommendations should be
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kept on file for one college generation (4 years).
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Alpha Omicron Pi Legacy Policy Explained
•A legacy is defined as a biological or adopted daughter, granddaughter, or sister of an initiated member, alive or deceased, of any chartered ACO chap- ter. Half-sisters or step relations are also included if the relation to the AOFI member has been a close one.
•Collegiate chapters are not required to offer a bid to every verified legacy.
•Collegiate chapters are required to give serious consideration to each veri- fied AOFI legacy out of courtesy to the AOFI sister to whom she is related. A collegiate chapter may decline mem- bership to a legacy only for very appro- priate and verifiable reason(s).
•In no case should a legacy be denied an invitation to at least one invitation- al party after the first round of parties.
•An AOFI legacy should be a qualified rushee in her own right - grades, activi- ties, accomplishments, and overall compatibility with the chapter.
•If a chapter releases a legacy, a member of the Alumnae Advisory Committee must contact the AOFI relative of the legacy by telephone to inform her of the legacy's release from membership consideration. This con- tact must be made prior to the distri- bution of invitations for the next round of rush parties.
•If an Adviser is unable to reach the AOn relative by telephone, written notification of the legacy's release must be sent. This is to be done vrithin 7 days of the legacy's release from membership consideration.
•If a chapter carries a legacy through Preference, she is placed on the chap- ter's first bid list
•AOrts must remember that some legacies are happier in another Greek group. Every National Panhellenic Conference group offers a worthwhile experience for college women.
•Introduce your legacy with the form below. Attach it to the Membership Information Form (page 13 and 14) and send it to the Adviser for the school your legacy will be attending. You'll find a listing of Advisers and the dates your forms are needed on pages 16 and 17.
This form is designed to introduce AOFI legacies to our collegiate chapters. It does not replace the Membership Information Form (page 13 and 14) which also must be sent You can ensure proper introduction of your legacy by completing the form and sending it to the AOFI Adviser on the campus your legacy plans to attend. A list of Advisers appears on pages 16 and 17 of this issue of To Dragma.
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1998 Rush
Directory
Advisers should receive Membership Information Forms (MLFs) no later than dates noted to give chapters time for review prior to the start of rush.
Canada
Alberta
U of Cakry, Kappa Lambda Julie Samuel
#314 20 Dover Point SE Calgary, AB T2B3K3
Late August
Ontario
Carleton U, Gamma Chi
Cathy German
555 Buchanan Cresent Glousester, Ontario, Ca N7G3R3 Early August
U of Toronto, Beta Tau ReesaDowe
17 Strath Humber Court Etobicke, Ontario, Ca M9A4C8 Early September
U of Western Ontario, Iota Chi Liz Esson
578 Waterloo St #2
London, Ontario, Ca N6B 2P9 Early August
Quebec
McGElU, Kappa Phi
Wendy Moon
824 Agnes
Montreal, Quebec, Ca H4C 2P8 Mid August
United States
Alabama
Auburn, Delta Delta Barbara Garland 609 Dumas Dr. Auburn, AL 36830, Late August
Birmingham So College, Tau Delta Christy Carisle
2879 Acton Road, Apt C Birmingham, AL 35243
Mid August
Huntingdon College, Sigma Delta LuAnnCobb
3121 Boxwood Drive Montgomery, AL 36111
Mid August
Jacksonville St U, Delta Epsflon Wendy Casey 1105DellwoodDr.SW Jacksonville, AL 36265,
Early August
Samford U, Rho Delta Beverly Badger
804 Forest Drive Birmingham, AL 35209 Early August
U of Alabama, Alpha Delta Mary Lynn Hanily
1734 Ridgemont Drive Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 Late July
U of Ala. -Birmingham, Zeta Pi Wendy Goff
309 Woodland Village Birnungham, AL 35216
Late August
U of So. Ala., Gamma Delta Donna Cunningham
5100 Woodmere Street Mobile, AL 36693,
Early September
Arizona
No. Arizona U, Theta Omega Rosemaiy Scwierjohn
11213 N. 51st Dr.
Glendale, AZ 85304
Early August
Arkansas
Arkansas S t U, Sigma Omicron Leith Hoggard
2015 Trinry Oaks Jonesboro,AR 72401
Mid August
California
CaL Poly State U, Chi Psi Karen Mayer Scott
465 1/4 Pacific Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 Early September
California State U-Long Beach, Lambda Beta
Kathy Carpenter
3980 E. 8th St
Long Beach, CA 90804 Early August
CaL State U-Northridge, Sigma Phi Frances Villalobos
1840 E. Trenton Ave. # B
Orange, CA 92867
Mid August
San Jose State U, Delta Sigma Alex Banks
165 South 17st
San Jose, CA 95112
Early August
U of California-Berkeley, Sigma Wendy Ransbury
2560 Grappa Place
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Early August/Early January
U of CaL-San Diego, Lambda Iota Stephanie Putnoky 93OViaMilCumbres#200 Solana Beach, CA 92109
Early September
Colorado
U of Colorado, Chi Delta Shannon Beyer
2105 Buchtel Blvd. Apt 210A Denver, CO 80210
Early August
Florida So. College, Kappa Gamma Heather Frier
318 Heatherpoint Drive
Lakeland, FL 33809
Late August, Eariy January
U of Florida, Gamma Omicron Pam Sherman
2810 NW 23rd BlvA, Apt H60 Gainesville, AL32605
Late July
U of So. Florida, Gamma Theta Marni Clark
13801 N. 37th Street #1303 Tampa, FL 33613
Early August, Mid December
Georgia
Georgia Southern U, Alpha Lambda Leslie Rowland
218 Anderson Drive
Swainsboro, GA 30401
Late August
Georgia State U, Gamma Sigma JeanCharleton
4206 Treesummh Parkway Duluth, GA 30096
Early September
LaGrange College, Lambda Chi Barbie Everett
4028 Weeks Drive
Hennesaw, Ga 30144
Early September
U of Georgia, Lambda Sigma Jennifer Anderson
637 Arbor Way
Suwanee, GA 30174
Mid August
Coe College, Alpha Theta Kimberly Blair
100 Currier Hall #N2 Iowa, IA 52242
Early September
Iowa State U, Iota Sigma Kristel Kay 918N.E.Creshnoor Ankeny, Iowa 50021 Early August
Morningside College, Theta Chi Karla Henriksen
4600 Apllewood Apt 4
Sioux City, IA 51106
Early August
Illinois
DePaulU, Delta Rho Peggy Martin
415T ullerton#1205 Chicago, TL 60614 Early September
Illinois Wesleyan U, Beta Lambdi AliDust
108 Oak Creek Plaza #3-9 Bloornington, IL 61704 Early September
Northern Illinois U, Nu Iota Maureen Kempa
P.O. Box 734
Batvia,IL 60510-0734
Mid August
U of Chicago, Phi Chi Aileen Wright
630 West Waveland#3D Chicago, IL 60613
Early October
U of Illinois, Iota Debby Adams
306 West Columbia #2 Champaign, IL 61820 Early August
Indiana
Ball State U, Kappa Kappa Laura Bergan
3414 N. New York Ave. Munice, IN 47304
Early September
DePauwU, Theta Margie Lauryer-Smith 4522 Mary Belle Lane Indianapolis, IN 46237 Mid September
Indiana State U, Kappa Alpha Carol Brames
133 McKinley Blvd.
Terre Haute, IN 47802
Mid August
Purdue, Phi Upsilon Millie Mitchell
201 E Lutz
West Lafeyatte, IN 47906 Mid. Sept/Mid-Dec.
U of Evansville, Chi Lambda Shana Brownlee
1507 South Ruston Ave. Evansville, IN 47714
Early August
Kentucky
Eastern Kentucky U, Epsilon Omega Maryanne Dewey
316 So. 3rd Street
Richmond, KY 40475
Mid August
Murray State U, Delta Omega Vicki Hollway
1920 Evelyn Drive Paducah,KY 42003
Late August
Transylvania U, Tau Omega Natasa Pajic 385ReddmgRoad#127 Lexington, KY 40517
Late August
U of Kentucky, Kappa Omega Lisa Rexroat
340 S. Springlake Drive Lexington, KY 40577
Early August
U of Louisville, Pi Alpha Chris O'Bryan Pratt 1214 Fischer Ave. Louisville, KY40204 Early August
Western Kentucky U, Alpha Chi Libby Wilkins
820 Wakefield
Bowling Green, KY 42103 Early August
Louisiana
NE Louisiana U, Lambda Tau Debbie Nixon
PO Box 1435,
Columbia, LA 71418
Early August
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Northwestern S t U, Kappa Chi Rosemary Scwierjohn
11213 N. 51st Dr. Glendale,AZ 85304
Early August
SE Louisiana U, Kappa Tau Linda Mahfouz
811 South Pleasant Gonzales, LA 70737
Late July
U of SW Louisiana, Delta Beta Joan Landry
150 Glynnwood
Lafayette, AL 70508
Early August
Maine
U of Maine, Gamma Lisa Gallant
193 West Broadway Bungor, ME 04401 Late August
Maryland
Towson State U, Theta Beta Beth Snow
PO Box 308, McDonough Sch. Owings Mills, MD 21239
Mid August
UofMaryland;PiDelta Mary Barbuto
9609 Falls Bridge Lane Potomac, MD 20854 Mid August
Washington College, Sigma Tau Alisia Carnovsky
68 Three Rivers Dr.
Newark, DE 19702
Late January
M assachusetts
Tufts U, Delta
Robin Gibson
36 Crescent St #3 Wakefield, MD 01800 Mid August/Early January
Michigan
Grand Valley S t U, Lambda Eta JenWolffis
589 W.Randall, #101 Coopervffle, MI 49404,
Mid August/Early Jan.
Michigan S t U, Beta Gamma Elizabeth Wooley, 5947BoisIle,#55,
Haslett, MI 48840
Early August
Western Michigan U, Kappa Rho Julie Jones
5620-H Summer Ridge Court Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Late August
Minnesota
U of Minnesota, Tau Colleen Larson
9108 W. 22nd Street
St Louis Park, MN 55426 Late August
Missouri
Central Missouri S t U, Delta Pi Amy Bucher
9204 East 67th Terrace Raytown,MO 64133
Mid August
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St Louis U, Upsilon Epsilon Beth Harris
1372 Grant Rd.
Webster Groves, MO 63119 Early September Mississippi
U of Mississippi, Nu Beta Paula LaBrot
102 Road 4052
Oxford, MS 38655
Early October
Montana
Montana State U, Alpha Phi Christy Jordan
524 N. 22nd
Bozeman, MT 59718
Early September
North Carolina
Duke U, Delta Upsilon
Amy Caulfield
6916 Dawnalia Ct
Raleigh, NC 27613
Early September/Early January
East Carolina U, Zeta Psi Torry Greene
504 Center Pointe Drive Carv,NC 27513
Early August
Elon College, Epsilon Chi TammyGlenn
1709 JAvenue Greensboro, NC 27403 Early November
Nebraska
U of Neb -Kearney, Phi Sigma Kathy Dimmit
2516 Stagecoach Rd.
Grand Island, NE 68803 Early August
U of Nebraska, Zeta Helen Kampte 3435 Hanson Dr. Lincoln, NE 68502 Early August
New York
Canisius College, Nu Delta MaryBoltz
6326 May Road Hamburg, NY 14075 Early December
Cornell U, Epsilon Wendy Breckenridge 212 Giles Street #8 Ithaca, NY 14850 Early January
Hartwick College, Sigma Chi Wendy Smith
145 Main Street Cooperstown,NY 13326 Late August Late January
State U of NY, Delta Psi
Alpha Omicron Pi/ Rush Chairman University of Albany
1400 Washington Ave, Box 22627 Albany, NY 12222
Early January
Syracuse U, Chi
Dawn Penniman
74 Watertree Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057 Late August/Mid January
Wagner College, Theta Pi Elizabeth MaBoy
150 Lamport Blvd. #1A Staten Island, NY 10305 Late August/Late January Ohio
Bowling Green S t U, Alpha Psi Joy L. Monter
5924 Spring Hollow Drive Toledo, OH 43615
Mid August
Miami U, Omega
Cheryl HaHquist
1144 Green Echo Lane, Milford, OH 45150 Early November
Ohio U, Omega Upsilon Stacey Russell
90 Main S t
The Plains, OH 45780 Late August
The Ohio State U, Chi Epsilon Kristin Heck
4270 Cambry Lane
Dublin, OH 43016
Early August
U of Toledo, Theta Psi Kim Baranek 5001SouthAve. #40. Toledo, OH 43615 Late August
Oklahoma
Northeastern State U, Chi Theta Becki Carl 1054BrendaLane#7
Grove, OK 74344
Early September
Pennsylvania
E. Stroudsburg S t U, Phi Beta KristenNoga
2326 South Alice Street Allentown,PA 18103
Mid. January
Lehigh U, Lambda Upsilon Jodi Sponchiado
1304-B Johnston Dr. Bethlehem, PA 18017 Early January
Penn State U, Epsilon Alpha Patricia Antolosky
1260 Fairview Drive
Middle TN S t U, Rho Omicron Kristie Ryan
302 Edgeview Dr.
Nashville, TN 37211
Early August
Rhodes College, Kappa Omicron Carol Culpepper
810 Washington Ave. #1011 Memphis,TN 38105
Early September
U of Tennessee, Omicron DiAnne McMillen
7221 West Hampton Place Knoxville,TN 37919
Late July
U of TN-Martin, Tau Omicron Betsy Robinson
North Durham St, Box 10-AA Sharon, TN 38255
Late August
Vanderbilt U, Nu Omicron Patsy Anderson,
304 Lynwood Blvd., Nashville, TN 37205,
Mid. AugTMid Dec.
Texas
SW Texas S t U, Zeta Kappa YvonneGiovanis
P.O. Box 1492
San Marcos, TX 78667 Early August
Texas Women's U, Delta Theta Jodie Gray
8830 Saddlehorn #253
Irving, TX 75063
Early September
U of TX-San Antonio, Upsilon Lambda
Alexandra Vogt
11020 Huebner Oaks #1412 San Antonio, TX 78230
Late August
Virginia
George Mason U, Gamma Alpha Pamela Boley
8209 Peridot Dr. #403
McLean, VA 22102
Late August
Washington
Eastern State U, Tau Gamma Melanie Roberts
610 S. Julie Court
Spokane, WA 99223
Mid August
Washington S t U, Alpha Gamma Kitty Hennesey
4106 S. Custer
Spokane, WA 99223
Late July
Wisconsin
U of Wisconsin-River Falls, Kappa Sigma
Barb Smothers
609 E. Spring Street
River Falls, WI 54022 Early August
W est Virginia
West Virginia U, Sigma Alpha MicheleBechtold
261 Wffley Street Morgantown, W VA 26505 Mid August
Bellefonte,PA Mid August
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Shippensburg U, Tau Lambda Danette Gabner
400 Keener Ave.
Middletown, PA 17057
Mid. September
Slippery Rock U, Sigma Rho Knsti Snevchik 308KenyonCt
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Mid September
Tennessee
Lambutli U, Omega Omicron Latricia Stallings
2800 Chere Carol Rd. Humboldt TN 38343
Early August


treating
troubled youth
byAndi Smythe LaFleur, Gamma Beta (Indiana U of Pennsylvania)
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When I became a member o f Alpha Omicron Pi in 1990, like most people, I was not sure what my future would hold. A s my May. 1992 graduation grew closer, m y search for employment began. I had tried to participate in as many activities as possi- bleincollegetohelpmedeterminethe direction I wanted to pursue. 1 knew that 1 loved working with children, so a career in that area would b e fulfilling, challenging, and enjoyable. But, I was still not sure what
could expect with the agency. The experi- ence had convinced me that I wanted to work with kids and I liked the idea of being outdoors while doing so.
About two months before my graduation, I was offered a full-time position with VisionQuest working directly with a group of kids on a wagon train. I had heard of the wagon train from my experience during the internship,soIdecidedtotryit Itsounded exciting and challenging, and I hoped, fun too. Two weeks after I graduated I was off to Arkansas where I met up with the wagon train and began my career.
My first experience on the wagon train was very difficult and lasted only about six weeks. Soon after, I transferred to another component o f th e program located i n Exton, PA where I worked with VQ kids, and their families, in their homes. It was a challenging experience working with these families to help them stay united and avoid further intervention from the Juvenile Justice System or social services.
About six months later. I was transferred to a stationary impact camp in South Mountain. PA near Chambersburg, PA At the Impact Camp, I spent 18 months working with 60-
These youth are participating in the V/s/onQuest program in Arizona, where Andi LaFleur,Gamma Beta (Indiana UofPennsylvania) currently works asa staff member.Thegroupispreparingtoleavecampforafive-dayadventure.
;uesi
1 wanted to do.
During an internship in 1991 with a Juvenile Probation department in Montgomery County, PA, I was introduced to some representatives of a company called VisionQuest (V Q ). They described the program to m e as a wilderness alternative placement program for troubled youth. M y experience during the internship did involve working with youth, but I didnotknow what type of career, if any, I
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Eachwagonisdrawnbythreemulesandtravelsabout4mph.


70 youth in a camp where they were chal- lenged to change their behaviors, attitudes, and ways of thinking. Almost all of the youth in the residential part of die program were adjudicated offenders and all had been ordered to participate in the program by tin- court system. The charges against these kids ranged from truancy to serious felonies.
This part of the program was very challeng- ing, not only lor the youth but also the stall. Alter a year and a hall', I found myself in a position where I wanted more and lelt that it was time to return to the wagon train for another stint.
To progress through the VisionQuest pro- gram, youth must "work their way home" by successfully completing the Impact camp, and then completing the wagon train experience.
I returned to the wagon train early in 1994 and remained for two years. The wagon train consisted of nine covered wagons, 40 mules and horses, 60 kids, and 40 staff. Almost everyday for the next two years, 1 traveled up and down the east coast with my group and woke up in a different town. In two years, 1 traveled 6,124 miles visiting east coast states including Florida. South Carolina. North Carolina. Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. Along the way, I visited big cities as well as the remote hills and valleys of the beautiful eastern coast states. My experiences with a wide variety of people and places were so enriching that it often made me think of my youth and, especially, college years when I was trying to figure out who I was and what I wanted for my future.
As I traveled all those miles, at four miles an hour by mule-drawn wagon, I often thought of my family and friends that were back home. I also thought of all of the "relatives" that 1 have through my involve- ment with AOn.
Alter my two year experience on the wagon train, during which time I met and married my husband. I was again on the move. ITiis time it was "we", and we were being asked to move to Arizona to continue our work with
VQ and the youth of America. We tame to Arizona near the end of 1996 and have been here more than a year. The most enriching aspect of moving to Arizona has been finding out that kids all over the coun- try benefit from a program that believes in an alternative to putting them behind bars. I now work with kids from California, Arizona, and Illinois primarily, and have continued to learn diat kids an- our future.
.As I think back to my experiences in col- lege I realize that I was young and imma- ture. I made mistakes and did not value
space. I, and several sisters from my colle- giate chapter. Gamma Beta, have been back in contact with each other via e-mail. It has been so exciting getting re-acquainted and catching up on the struggles and successes that we have all experienced. We have shared our careers, family, weddings, moves, disappointments, and thoughts while sup- porting each other and most of the time putting a smile on each others* law.
I want to thank AOFI for the connections that 1 have made through the years and the bond that exists between all of us. 1 would also like to encourage those sisters and New
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relationships to the fullest extent
For near-
ly six years, I have continued to learn ahout myself, the importance of working with kids, their families, and our communities to ensure a better future for everyone. My goal through my work is to offer teenagers the opportunity to make reality a bit more comfortable and adolescence a bit less painful. 1 have found my work to be extremely difficult and draining, but with rewards that, through each kids" success, are immeasurable
Through the past several months. I have also had the joy of re-connecting with some of my past through the technology of cyber-
Members who are l(x>kingforwardto gradu- ation and future- careers to stav in touch with each other, respect each other as individu- als, learn to forgive and grow, accepting diat each one of you is an individual. Through my travels and life experience, thus far, I have learned the value of relationships and benefited greatly from the bonds diat started through my participation and membership in Alpha Qmicron Pi.
If you would like to contact Andi, she (an be reached at [email protected]
This mode of transportation,
ion a century ago is still occurring today.


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Volunteer Spotlight
Allison Allgier, CRN'S Katherine Andrews, CCFNS Jeanine Ashmead, AACNS Ruth Bissot, ANS Susan Bonifield, CPNS Marlene Brown, CCFNS Sherri Clark Burt, CRNS Sondra Chadwick, CCFNS Julie Peterson Christensen, CRNS Helene Colon-Raphael, CCFNS Melinda Bohn Conner, AACNS Christine Corl, CRNS Lori Curci-Reed, CCFNS Debbie Dailey, AACNS Samantha Darr, CRNS Christina Carlson Dodds, CIRC Chairman Jodi Engel, AACNS Karen Galehan, ANS
Tana Roberts Gall, CRNS Tanya Geranios, CRNS Melody Gholson, AACNS Lori Goede, CCFNS Beth Hardy, CPNS Jennifer "J.J. "Harris, AACNS Jennifer Hover, CRNS Nancy Huggins, Budget Committee Member Beth Joyce, AACNS Mychelle Kleypas, CPNS Jennifer Langford, CRNS Michelle Serrano Lopez, CPNS Sky Louapre, CCFNS Kristy Manchul, CPNS Melanie Sublett Marrs, CRNS Jessica McCauley, CRNS Patty McPherson, Education and Training Committee Member Ann Muenzmay Phillips, CPNS
Victoria Piatt, AACNS Kathy Rager, CPNS Orit Goldberg Rappaport, CPNS Mary Hamilton Rhodes, CCFNS Ginna Curling Simpson, AACNS Mary Ann Kidder Smith, AACNS Tanya Williams Spillman, AACNS Nicole Stein, CPNS Marjorie Stevens, AACNS Jane Tessmer, CCFNS Eisha Tierney, CCFNS Melanie Trump, CCFNS Vicki Urban, CCFNS Dian Volkmer, CRNS Wynne Driskell Wages, CRNS Jessie W ang-Grimm, CRNS Krista Whipple, AACNS Natalie Wieber, CCFNS Rosie Zingarella, CRNS
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Collegiate Network Specialist Team. 3 (L to R): Lisa Dutt, Recki Blair, Sherri Clark and Sharon Newlierger.
Recognition of Collegiate Network Specialist Team 3
The Human Resources Committee is pleased to recognize Collegiate Network Specialist Team 3. Members of this Team are AAC Specialist Sharon Newberger, Kappa Gamma; Corporations/Finance Specialist Beeki Blair, Theta Psi; Programming Specialist Sherri Clark, Pi; and Rush Specialist Lisa Dutt. Phi Sigma. This Team provides support for five collegiate chapters: Alpha Lambda (Georgia Southern U), Beta Lambda (Illinois Wesleyan U), Delta Beta (U of Southwestern Louisiana), Epsilon Chi (Elon College), and Gamma Delta (U of South Alabama).
Team Coordinator Lisa Dutt "highly recommends" serving on a Collegiate Network Specialist Team. These team members from Florida, Ohio, Missouri and Virginia enjoy the opportunity to work closely with chapters outside their own geographic area. "We have had the opportunity to focus and become in touch with our chapters and each other. We can brainstorm ideas with others who really know the chapters," Lisa explains.
According to their Network Directors, this team really stands out "They support one another and have merged their personal expe- riences and geographical locations to maximize their team's abilities," notes former Rush Network Director Mary Ann Stark. "They function like a well-oiled machine!" The clear consensus is that the key to their effectiveness is COMMUNICATION. According to Renee Smith, Alumnae Advisory Committee Network Director (AACND), "communication comes naturally to this team. When some- thing happens, good or bad, that could possibly impact another aspect of chapter operations, they make sure that the other team mem- bers know about it" Their monthly newsletter to their chapters and Network Directors, containing updates on chapter accomplishments, things to do, suggestions and a spotlight on an individual team member, also gets rave reviews. Former Prograiriming Network Director, Rebecca Herman said, "Bottom line, the chapters' needs are always attended to by this team and I was so well informed that I could per- sonally comment on all of their chapters at any given time." Way to go Team 3 and thanks for all you do!
BY Lisa Hauaer. Vpsilon Alpha (V of Arizona). Human Resource Committee Chairman
In case you have not yet submitted your volunteer application because you think "it's always the same people" who are appointed to Standing Committees and Networks, take a look at this! Out of 154 Standing Committee and Network positions appointed through the Human Resources Committee, 55 are currently serving in their first term and have never before held a Regional, Network or International position in AOn. You could be next!


Name: Address:
City Phone: (home)
Date:
Maiden Name:
Alpha Omicron Pi Application for Volunteer Position
Fax:
Chapter and year of Initiation:
Member # ( 7 digit number found on your To D r a g m a mailing label) Do you have the following available for your use: computer (if so,
Please rank in order your major areas of interest:
Advising Collegiate Chapters (AAC) Alumnae
Collegiate Finance
Corporation
CoEegiate Programming Rush
Training & Education Extension
Long Range Planning (Frai Dev. Com.) Panhelleriic (NPC)
Please explain why you are interested in those areas of service.
List any AOFI collegiate and alumnae experience related to the areas you indicated. Position/Chapter Term Dates Position/Chapter
List other applicable volunteer or employment experience/training. Position/Organization Dates Position/Organization
List members of Alpha Omicron Pi familiar with your activities.
Name Phone Name
Term Dates
Dates
Phone
State/Province
Zip/Postal Code
Macintosh ) Internet access
Optional: Attach a resume or additional information as necessary. (Please limit to 3 additional pages)
Send completed form to:
Alpha Omicron Pi, ATTN: Human Resources Committee 9025 Overlook Boulevard, Brentwood, TN 37027
phone: (615) 370-0920 fax: (615) 371-9736 email: [email protected]
(office)
Email;
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AOII Always... AOII Forever...
Celebrate Sisterhood...
Over the years these catchy phrases have been adopted to be a constant reminder to all of us of the lastingness of our voluntary obligations to Alpha Omieron Pi. We are members of this fraternity not just during college days, but for life. Very soon thousands of col- legians, as many other AOFIs have over the past, will reach a landmark in their lives with graduation from college. This represents both an ending and a begin- ning. In AOII, may it be a continuation of involvement and a new commitment to foster the ideals and keep alive the inspiration of our Fraternity.
As a collegiate chapter member we spend several years learning about AOn, making lifelong friends, studying together, working and playing together, sharing, maturing, and developing a feeling of fraternity and love. As a college student, we may not have visualized ourself as an alumna until graduation when our thoughts turn toward career, marriage, more education, or travel. College days become fond memories! Wherever life takes us, AOfl goes too, because AOfl is within us.
The ceremony "Welcome Collegiate Seniors into Alumnae Status"" should be used by die local alumnae chapter or by the collegiate chapter each time AOFIs become alumnae. For an alumnae group and collegians to join together for this ceremony creates a special and memory-making occasion. These new alumnae deserve and need a warm, heartfelt welcome to alumnae chapters - a hug, smile, care, and concern.
All alumnae, whether recent or of longstand- ing, are urged to accept the responsibility of an alumna with ardent enthusiasm. Remain close to AOII. Here are just a few ways:
L Become a member and attend the meetings of your alumnae chapter.
2. If there is no chapter near you, find some AOn sisters in your area by writing Headquarters for names and addresses and foster a get-together.
3. Always be sure that your correct name and address is kept current at A O n Headquarters. Never become "A lostalum"!
4. Assist a nearby collegiate chapter as an adviser, a rush helper, booster of their chapter and activities, supporter of their philanthropic efforts. Stay positive and excited about AOFI.
5. Supply membership information on outstanding high school seniors to collegiate chapters. Tell these young women about AOFI before they
leave for college.
6. Keep in touch with your own collegiate
chapter and chapter sisters so that you
may receive their newsletters.
7. Offer to assume an international
AOII responsibility working with chapters or in some other capacity by volunteering through Headquarters to the Human Resources Committee.
8. Contributre to the AOII Foundation regularly.
Through association with other members of Alpha Omieron Pi, we keep our ideals fresh in our minds, reminding us to carry into the world about us those vital princi- ples that give Alpha Omieron Pi its pur- pose and its life. Nurture that spirit and integrate it into every gathering of AOIls. Take AOII with you. Stay in touch. And as Stella Perry wrote, "...let us remember that it is all the wheat growing together that prospers the field..."
by: Mary Jane Sharp, Omieron (U of Tennessee), Ritual, Traditions and Jewelry Committee.
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Sisterhoodfor a lifetime
Last summer, Cheryl Bollman, a caretaker at the Michealson Health Center, Batavia, Illinois was browsing the Internet and came across the Alpha Omicron Pi home- page. Cheryl immediatelyrecognizedthe sorority's name from conversations she had with one of her favorite residents, Helen Brauns. Helen frequentlv told sto- ries about her days at the University of Illinois, Iota Chapter, and of her experi- ence as their chapter president Helen was initiated into Alpha Omicron Pi in February, 1916. Cheryl took a moment to leave a message on the A01T Website's guestbook about her 95 year old friend, who was crippled with Arthritis, yet still had the mind of a person in her prime. She even noted in her message that Helen was so proud of her AOF! badge that she kept it in a glass box mounted on the wall of her room at the health center.
While scanning messages in the guest- book, Dina D'Gerolamo, AOITs S\stems Vdministrator at International Headquarters in Nashville, was touched by the story and forwarded the message to many other A01T sisters across the country, including the Chicago West Suburban Alumnae Chapter, Iota Chapter, and Peg Crawford, Past International President living in the Chicago area. Both of these chapters, and many others, sent greetings by mail to Helen. On one sunny October morning. Peg Crawford and another Chicago West Suburban Alumnae Chapter member, Jeanne Crippin, made a trip to visit her in person. They found Helen a delightful and spiritied conversationalist She recalled stories and noted, with pride, how she had received bids to pledge three sororities; but there was never any question in her mind, she only wanted to be an AOFI. She fondly remembered singing with her sis- ters on the balcony of the old Iota house on Oregon Street Her greatest joy was
seeing her younger sister, Ester, pledge and be initiated into lota Chapter.
Never married, Helen graduated from college and earned a master's degree from the University of Colorado. She taught high school students home eco- nomics in St. Charles, Wheaton, and Batavia, Illinois, and always wore her AOfl badge to school.
During her visit with Peg and Jeanne, Helen enjoyed reminiscing through the AOn Centennial History book and receiv- ing her own copies of centennial publica- tions and the latest To Dragma.
In December, Cheryl Bollman. logged another entry in the A01T guestbook. This message was to notify the Fraternity that her friend, Helen Brauns, passed away on December 21, 1997, of pneumonia, at the age of 95. She wrote, "...Helen was so pleased to see two of your members come and visit her in the nursing home and talk to her about (AOIT). The cards that she also received from around the country really brightened up her days. She always talked to me about being a member of a very good organization... Thank you to all of you again for bringing some happiness to her in the last months of her life..."
Thanks to you, Cheryl, for taking the time and the use of modern technology to bring us back into contact with a very special member. She touched our hearts and it gave us a chance to touch hers. AOris are taking the opportunity to put the power of this new medium to work for them. Everyday, a new story reaches us about fmding lost friends or making new ones. If you haven't visited the AOFI website yourself, today is a good day to start. You never know, maybe there is a sister waiting for you.
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Jeanne Crippin with Helen Brauns, lota (U of Illinois) during a visit last October.
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collegia e news How didtheCentennialYearEvents
Alpha Chi
Western Kentucky U
This year has enriched our chapter with pride. The pride we have in AOFI has turned our chapter around with new atti- tudes for success. Our officer structure has been under construction with new ways of leadership and we received the Most Improved Chapter on Western's campus because of die goals we hope to achieve in the next 100 years.
Alpha Defta
U of Alabama
The year for Alpha Delta has been more than just a birthday celebration. It has been a time of revival for Alpha Delta as a whole. Throughout die year, we have focused our intention on our rich history and Ritual. Rediscovering our roots has given us a greater appreciation for our Ritual and has helped us to continually strive for the high- est standards as set forth by Jessie, Stella, Elizabeth and Helen.
Beta Gamma
Michigan State U
As a way to continue our Centennial cele- brations, Beta Gamma has decided to become involved with children in the East Lansing, Michigan area. We will be host- ing an arts & crafts event for a Brownie troop at a local elementary school. If all goes well, our goal is to invite 100 girls to earn their troop badges.
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Beta Lambda
Illinois Wesleyan U
Delta Delta
gave a dollar each to the AOFI Foundation for Arthritis Research. We also donated pandas to the Evansville YWCA to be given to children who came into the shelter with their mothers. By helping others, the panda drive reminded everyone what AOFI Ritual is all about.
Chi Theta
Northeastern State U
The Chi Iheta Chapter has had a wonderful first semester as an Alpha Omicron Pi chap- ter. We were very honored to be installed into Alpha Omicorn Pi during the Centennial year. To us it was a special and heart-rendering experience to know exacdy one hundred years ago our Founders were establishing die principals of sisterhood that we hold so passionately in our hearts.
Defe
Tufts U
AOris Centennial year was also Delta Chapter's 10th anniversary of recoloniza- tion. We took some time at each meeting to learn a little about the early years of Delta Chapter. Centennial even played a part in Spring Rush "97, when our first party was lliemed Happv Birthdav AOfl.
Our Centennial year has enriched us by giv- ing our chapter a greater sense of awareness and pride in the fart diat Alpha Omicron Pi is something much larger than just our- selves. Know ing that we are members of an organization that has kept its traditions and dreams alive for a hundred years is a special treasure. Helping plan Founders' Day, shar- ing stories with alumnae, and being part ol a grand candlelighting are memories that we will never forget
Chi Delta
U of Colorado
(ieniennial made us reflect back on our past and that in turn, will benefit our future. It reminds us to get back to our roots and what we are based on. At Convention, there was an atmosphere of AOIT sisterhood and a huge celebration of unity. Even though most everyone was a complete stranger, we still felt the sisterhood.
Chi Lambda
U of Evansville
Chi Lambda members began getting excit- ed about Centennial earlv. Members each
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Detta Delta
Auburn U
Centennial made our chapter think about the ideals upon which AOfl was founded. It served as a reminder of the sisterhood and lifelong experiences that our Founders want- ed each sister in AOFI to gain as a member. Centennial also caused us to look closer at our Ritual and realize how special it is.
Delta Omega
Murray State U
Hie Centennial Year greatly enriched Delta Omega, and spurred our chapter to get cre- ative with the idea of "100 Years of Sisterhood." In coordination with this theme, we did "lOO's" every month. For example, one month we collected 100 panda bears to donate to die children's unit at a local hospital. It also helped our sister- hood grow stronger simply because we spent additional time together working on these projects. Vie were particularly proud of the AOFI float for the annual Homecoming parade. Coordinated by Fmily Forbes, our Centennial Chairman, die float featured die Centennial logo. Alter so much time spent together building, pomping. and parading, all of Delta Omega had a
greater sense of sister- hood, which helped us appreciate the Centennial sear so much more.
Delta Psi
State U of
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This Centennial year
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offered us the perfect opportunity to explore and reflect on the history of AOII. We came to realize as a group, that our his- tory is what makes us so special and that present and liiture members are what will help us continue to flourish everywhere AOFIs choose to go.
Delta Rho
DePaulU
Centennial has enriched our chapter in many ways. Vie have learned more about die history of AOfl. w hich makes us all real-
ize how much time and effort has been put into the Fraternity through the years, We feel very proud to be a part of an organiza- tion with such a rich history.
DeltaTheta
Texas Woman's U
Our Delta Theta sisters that attended the Centennial Celebration brought back many good ideas from other chapters. For example, we picked up great rush ideas that helped our rush run smoother, resulting in 24 wonderful New Members!
Delta Upsilon
DukeU
Centennial has enhanced Delta Upsilon pride in the charitable values that AOII advocates. In honor of Centennial, sisters devoted 100 hours of community service to "Learn a Lot from Others." a program at Duke University where students tutor local school children. In addition, sisters raised over $100 for Arthritis Research at the annual Rack to the Reach event and collected food for needy families for Thanksgiving and Christmas packages for children in Rosnia.
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Epsilon
Cornell U
Our Centennial year prompted Fpsilon Chapter to reflect on the past while prepar- ing lor die future. V»e renewed our efforts to learn about AOFFs liistory. We focused on the meanings and practices of Ritual because it is what has kept all of us con- nected for 100 years. To prepare for die future, we began much needed renovations on our chapter house. Thanks to new fur-
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niture. carpels, ceilings, and landscaping, our physical house will finally reflect the beauty of our sisterhood.
Epsilon Chi
Elon College
Our Centennial Celebration was a time of sisterhood. We incorporated different events to help with the festivities. These included fund-raisers such as selling roses for sisters to send to their dates before RosebaU and t- shirt sales. We were very excited to be cele-
brating our tenth year on Elon's campus during AOITs 100th year. The two anniversaries led to a fun filled year.
Gamma Delta
U of South Alabama
Our Centennial year has made Gamma Delta members proud to be AOITs. It has made us realize what a strong Fraternity we belong to in that the AOII ideals and values have been around for one hundred years.
Gamma Sigma
Georgia State U
Centennial year has enriched Gamma Sigma in so many ways. We have used our 100th birthday to really locus on what makes AOII so special and strong. Everyone on our campus knew we were celebrating. We put bulletin boards up, gave notes and goodie hags to professors and wore letters as much as possible during the year to let everyone know about our Centennial. AOfl turned 100 gracefully,
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II of South Florida
Gamma Theta has truly benefited from our Centennial. We have taken the opportunity to re-examine our hearts and Ritual. We have broadened our ideals and thoughts to truly understand the reasons why our Ritual has lasted 100 years and will continue to hold true.
iota
U of Illinois at Urbana-
Champaign
The Iota Chapter donated a bench to the U of Illinois campus and books about roses to the local libraries of Champaign and Llrbana to celebrate our Centennial. The AOn History Book was donated to the Graduate Library which is the 3rd largest library in the nation. The year has definitely given the members of lota a sense of pride in our chapter and has made us more aware of AOI1 in an international sense.
Kappa Alpha
Indiana State U
Kappa Alpha had the chance to show our joy about our 100th celebration by donat- ing a bench with our chapter name and year engraved on the back! The bench rests in a garden area on campus.
Kappa Chi
Northwestern State U
Even though we were just installed in January 1997, Centennial has enriched our chapter tremendously. Several women had the honor to travel to con- vention and brought back valuable infor- mation. We heard stories, learned songs, watched videos, and were taught mean- ingful sisterhood lessons due to Alpha Omicron Pi's hundreth year. We s p o i l e d ourselves with the ability to brag about
our Centennial. The members of our chapter are excited to begin the next century of AOIl.
Kappa Kappa
Ball State U
The Centennial year has helped Kappa Kappa sisters focus more on the impor- tance of Ritual. More Ritual workshops have been planned and Ritual has been incorporated into each chapter meeting. Kappa Kappa's leaders council has also begun to relate each of their reports during business meetings to some aspect of Ritual showing sisters that the strong beliefs and values found in AOI1 can be incorporated into their everyday lives. Kappa Kappa hopes these new ideas will help to empha- size the lifetime commitment of AOfL
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Kappa Rho
Western Michigan U
The Centennial year brought excitement and enthusiasm to our chapter. During 1997. the sisters presented the print "*Reflections of Sisterhood" and a plaque to Western's Dean for Student .Affairs, and received much publicitv. The 100th birthday was also a great rush topic. It was a wonderful Centennial lor the sisters ol Kappa Rho.
Kappa Sigma
Uof Wisconsin-
River Falls
TheCentennialwasaspecialtimeforKappa Sigma. It was not only AOITs 100th anniversary, it was also our chapters fourth anniversary. In honor of these events, our chapter donated a painting to our university which will be placed in our new library.
KappaTau
Southeastern Louisiana U
The celebration of one hundred years was a great promotional tool during rush, as weU as all year round. Centermial reminded us of our strong foundation and sisterhood that is a century strong. Kappa Tau utilized skill and spirit to promote the Centennial and make the public aware that AOfl is one century old. and wifl be spreading sis- terhood lor many more years to come.
Lambda Beta
California State U- Long Beach
At Convention, we learned about a few great stories about AOFI and our Founders. We found out that we once had an official whistle, which we now use on campus. Not only did we hear stories about our sister- hood and history, but stories from Past International Presidents dial made us laugh. It was also really cool to see the video tape of everyone portraying AOIT in each centu- ry. Hie Centennial vear not onlv helped our chapter learn, it also made us laugh, too.
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Lambda Chi
LaGrange College
Lambda Chi gave a Centennial gift to the campus. We also incorporated the 100 year theme into our philanthropy work by giving 100 pandas to local,
underprivileged children.
Lambda lota
U of Caltfornia- San Diego
Centennial has brought our chapter closer together and closer to other AOFIs. We have visited both our Cal State-Long Beach and our Cal State-Northridge sisters during their rushes, and we hope to do more with them in the future.
Lambda Sigma
U of Georgia
Lambda Sigma members feel lucky to be collegiate members during such a significant milestone as our Centennial. The celebra- tion we experienced reaffirms the history we know of our Fraternity bv bringing it all to life in a very real and unique way. The strength of the connection to our past makes possible these days of continued optimism,
joy and love.
LambdaTau
Northeast Louisiana U
The Centennial year has brought our chap- ter closer. We have reflected on moments and emotions that our Founders experi- enced at Barnard College. We have celebrat- ed through rush parties, initiations and Founders" Day. At Founders" Day we announced the donations of rose bushes. We also have a new poster in our dorm that documents the Centennial year.
Nu Beta
U of Mississippi
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The chapter incorporated the Centennial into our calendar. Throughout the year we used many of the ideas brought back to us by sisters who attended the Centennial Convention. For example, we held a tea with Kappa Delta to celebrate our Centennial along with theirs. The year enriched all of us by giving us a sense of pride and excitement that we were colle- giate members during this special time. It also renewed our appreciation for AOfTs fouxiding and accomplishments.
Nu lota
Northern Illinois U
Centennial has given us a chance to remem- ber our past. Nu Iota's chapter went to Founders" Day and got the chance to see one of our own, Tara Afbrecht in the Founders" video. We had great pride in watching how AOFI was founded.
Nu Omicron
Vanderbilt U
The Centennial year has made our chap- ter very proud of such a strong era of sis- terhood. It has made Nu Omicron look more closely at Ritual and the principles upon which AOFI stands.
Omega
Miami U
AOFTs Centennial has helped our chapter gain a greater appreciation for what AOFI stands for and our sisterhood. Throughout 1997, we have concentrated even more on enhancing our sisterhood and friendships, which are the basis on which Alpha Omicron Pi was founded 100 years ago. We
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do this through sisterhood activities, such as New Member retreats, themed sisterhood meetings, spirit building activities, and chap- ter picnics.
Omega Omicron
Lambuth U
Within the Centennial year, the ladies of Omega Omicron have built a stronger sister- hood. We have come to realize the bond that AOFI gives us, and we see the lasting love that it brings.
Omega Upsilon
OhioU
AOITs Centennial year has enriched our chapter my making us reflect on AOFI as an international organization, not just at Ohio University. We've been looking back on our century focusing on our founding pillars and fundamental ideals. We do not want to for- get how important it is to enrich our chapter by the bonding of sisterhood and our love of fraternity. This Centennial year has embed- ded into our memories the importance of AOFI and what it means to each and every person in our chapter.
Omicron
UofTennessee
One hundred years of AOFI - w hat better reason to celebrate sisterhood and learn more about our background? Omicron Chapter took advantage of Centennial by plaving games and having special contests about our history. One competition was to list one hundred reasons why AOIl is spe- cial. We also played Jeopardy to test how much we really knew about AOFI. These activities not only enriched our minds with knowledge, but our hearts with sisterhood and friendship.
Phi Beta
East Stroudsburg St. U
Because we have been thinking back on the founding of AOFI, we have been concentrat- ing more on our Ritual. Our Centennial year has sparked a flame in all of our hearts


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to remember the importance and the meaning behind Ritual. We have made it a point to go over Ritual and cam it out as perfectly as possible.
PiApha
U of Louisville
This year has helped our chapter by remind- ing us of why we are here, what we stand for. and what the true meaning of sisterhood is all about. Four women came together to form this special sisterhood of \lpha Omicron Pi. They did not discriminate because one was Jewish; they welcomed her with open arms. This was a strong source of inspiration for Pi Alpha during rush. Instead of worrying about what others were going to think about us. we simply remem- bered what we stand for. "One motto, one badge, one bond, and singleness of heart." Pi Alpha has some wonderful New Members because of this.
RhoDefta
Samford U
With Rho Delta being a young chapter, we have seen diat AOFI and sisterhood is truly for a Metime. We had several sisters attend Convention and had a great experience see- ing how AOFI continues to work in other sisters' lives. Centennial has also given us a greater appreciation for our Founders and what tbev did so long ago. It is an honor to be a part of an organization that has been around for a century. We can't wait to see what the next century brings!
Rho Omicron
Middle T ennessee
State U
The fact that AOITs purpose and meaning has lasted for 100 years and has not changed is very impressive to Rho Omicron. Our
Sigma Phi
California State U- Northridge
Everyone is still talking about the exciting times we had at Convention. We still have and sisterhood niiihts showiii" the
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SigmaTau
W ashington College
The Centennial year has increased our alumnae relations and our awarenesss of our history.
Tau
U of Minnesota-
Twin Cities
Tau Chapter was lucky to have eight colle- giate members and twenty alumnae attend the Centennial Convention. This is where we learned our most important lesson. AO] I is trtdv forever and we are no where near the end of our AOFI experience when we grad- uate from college. The members who trav- elled to New \ork were able to spread this to the rest of the chapter and "Happy Birthday AOIT" was even the theme of one of our recruitment parties this fall.
Tau Gamma
Eastern Washington U
Our Chapter President returned from Convention vvitii souvenirs, videos, and tots of stories about her experience. The infor- mation shared about AOITs history inspired all of the women in the chapter and prov id- ed us widi a bigger picture to reflect upon. It reminded us of how trulv special AOITs his- tory is and how much we have to be proud.
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Rho Delta
Centennial vear has made us realize that AOFIisnotonlyforyourcollegeyears,butit is for a lifetime! This vear has made us take a more serious and sincere look at every aspect of AOn. especially our Ritual. Our sisterhood has made a drastic improvement because our Centennial year has made each and every member appreciate AOFI more dian thev ever have.
Sigma Delta
Huntingdon College
The Centennial vear has brought the spirit and love of our lour magnificent Founders closer to our hearts.
Sigma Omicron
Arkansas State U
Siirma Omicron sent three members to Convention this past summer. Each hrough back pictures and information about AOFI that has been very useful to the chapter. During our fall rush, we uric able to compile a scrap hook of those pic- tures and information to help the rushees understand more about AOFI. As a result there were over 150 ladies rushing this year and none of them dropped AOFI. We were so excited! It made it very difficult to choose just 34 ladies, but fortunately we know we got die very best!


Tau Lambda
Shippensburg U
Tau Limbda has been celebrating 100 years ol sisterhood throughout 1997. The celebra- tion has brought our chapter closer together as we have realized just how special AOFI is. We have held several Ritual workshops and practices in order to uphold the beautiful Ritual ol AOFI. created 100 years ago. Each time we repeat the words written by Stella. Jessie. Bess and Helen, we honor them and renew our pledges.
Tau Omicron
U of Tennessee- Martin
Our Centennial year has gready enriched Tau Omicron Chapter. Our Centennial banquet/Founders" Day was very special to all ol us. and we have all worked hard this year to give back to AOFI what it has given to us.
Theta
DePauwU
On August 24. 1997. collegiate and alumnae members gadiered on East College Lawn to celebrate Theta Chapter's ninetieth anniversary and AOITs Centennial. Campus officials and student leaders attended this cele- bration, which included refreshments and entertainment. This event provided an excellent opportunity lor Theta Chapter to show its appreciation for die past efforts of the alumnae and to focus on our goals lor die future.
Theta Omega
Northern Arizona U
The Centennial year has brought us closer to our traditions and Ritual. By reflecting on our founding members,
our chapter has been able to under- stand the hard work, dedication and
love these four women put into AOFI. Fsfng these women as models, we have tried to shape our own chapter upon the ideals lor w hich lbe\ stood. In reflecting on our 100 year anniversary, we have found a new pride in AOFI and never hesitate to share this pride with the NAU Greek, cam- pus and Flagstaff communities. We partici-
pated in intramnrals, group philanthropies and numerous campus organizations to show our pride in AOn. We realize that we are the future of AOFI and work hard to live up to our founding ideals.
ThetaPi
Wagner College
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and t-shirts. to the birthday video we had during rush, we have consistently been able to show off about what an awesome |UII \ear- of -isterllood can do! And now, we have 25 new sisters!
Zeta
U of Nebraska- Lincoln
Zeta has been enriched by reflecting upon AOITs 100 year tradition of excellence. Our Centennial year has given us a great oppor- tunity to remember our Founders and the ideals on which they formed our Fraternity. AOITs Centennial has strengthened Zeta's sisterhood greatly by bringing collegians and alumnae closer together.
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Centennial year has psyched AOIlo to dis- play themselves more on campus. W hile doing this, the Centennial logo is always dis- played. Our members even had a contest to see who can wear their letters 100 times.
Upsilon Epsilon
Saint Louis U
With AOn being neyv to St. Louis U. the Centennial year helped our New Members understand our history. Because of the Centennial, all of the ideals for which AOFI was founded really hit home.
U of Alabama- Birmingham
Centennial has definitely enriched Zeta Pi! Not only was it AOFTs 100th birthday, but Zeta Pi celebrated its own 10th year also. The cel- ebrated events have enabled collegians to strengthen rela- tionships with alumnae. The joyous Centennial leaves all sisters in awe that something as beautiful as AOFI could have been originated so long ago. The activities which emphasized Centennial have brought together many Zeta Pi's both old and new.
Upsilon Lambda
The U of Texas at San Antonio
The Centennial has provided a way for us to get our name out more. From the birthday decorations on our homecom- ing golf cart, to the Centennial posters
year. We included it during fall formal rush, homecoming weekend, and our formal. Zeta Psi believes it is important because those 100 years contain much Ritual, history, and sisterhood that will continue on for years to come.
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Zeta Psi
East Carolina U
Zeta Psi incorporated our Centennial Celebration into many of our activities this


alumnae news BestThemed Programming Events
Atlanta
The best themed programming event for the Atlanta Alumnae Chapter is our Christmas luncheon. Approximately 70 alumnae from all over the state gather in December at an elegant restaurant in Atlanta. Our members bring unwrapped toys for a charity and fun door prizes are award- ed. We look forward to this festive occasion each year to enjoy a delicious lunch together, to spread holiday cheer to children who might otherwise not have a Merry Christmas, and to celebrate sisterhood!
be a chapter favorite. The only thing you need to know to play this game is to recog- nize the difference between hearts, dia- monds, clubs and spades. The rest of die directions are given to you when you sit down to play. You will be amazed just how simple the game reaEy is. Be prepared to laugh and have a fun time!
Bozeman
New York! New York! Our fall kickoff meet- ing featured New York cheesecake, the Centennial Celebration video, and treasures
Calgary
Among our many successful events, one out- standing was our Board-Game Olympics. Each sister was asked to bring a dish from her country for a pot-luck dinner and defend her honor at a variety of board games played during the evening.
Chicago City
Our most successful programming event was our First-Time Home-Buying semi- nar. We had a member, Mary Jane Jones Smyth (a real estate agent); a mortgage consultant and a house inspector speak. Many of our members were thinking of buying for the first time, so this event was informative and successful.
Chicago Northwest Suburban
Our best themed event is a fund-raising activity that we have held for 14 years. In the fall we hold a holiday craft auction to raise money for the Foundation and colle- giate support activities. Members are encouraged to make or donate holiday craft items to be auctioned off during a Sunday brunch. About 50 people attend
Austin
In honor of our Centennial year, Austin chose to celebrate with a reception honor- ing all of our past and present Award Recipients. This chapter is blessed with outstanding women. We have a Helen St Clair Mullen Award winner, Jo Beth Heflin; a Stella George Stern Perry Award winner, Chris Dodds: and an Adele K. Hinton Award winner, Ginger Banks. Eight women have been honored with Rose Awards, four were Chapter Consultants, and at least six members have served in the regional and/or network capacity. And last, but not least we have our own PIP. Ginger Banks. Due to the large number of mem- bers honored, the turnout was excellent Members enjoyed hearing about conven- tion highlights, viewing chapter scrapbooks and seeing photos from New York
Bloomington-Notmal
Hands down, the best themed event for our chapter is Crazy Bridge. (Just a little play- ing card humor!) This event continues to
share and has the opportunity to dress according to that custom. For example, one member could make her favorite Chinese food and dress in a kimono and sandals. This is a great way to sample good food and interact w ith your sisters.
Austin
that members brought back from the Celebration of the Centurv. This meeting brought the conven- tion excitement home to members who did not attend.
Buffalo
The Buffalo Alumnae Chapter holds an International Dinner. Each sister brings a festive dish to
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and everyone has a festive time, We raise money and get excited lor the holidays.
Chicago W est Suburban
Our chapter is always looking
for creative ways to earn
money while having fun. This
year we held an auction unlike
other auctions. I n keeping
with the Centennial theme,
members were asked to beau-
tifully wrap KM) items to be auctioned oil at Greater HFrrfsburg
the meeting. What a selection! Items ranged from food to stickers to comics. To top it off, the chapter made over $75.
Cleveland Area
The sisters of the Cleveland Area Alumnae Chapter have enjoyed several theme meet- ings. Our pasta dinner night is always a treat as is the salad dinner night. WTiat a great way to enjoy friendship and sisterhood. T h e "Make it, Bake it. Sew It. Grow it" meeting is a nice way to get into the Christmas spirit and have a night offun!
Columbus
Dearborn
our chapter. We each bring our favorite top- ping to share for huge baked potatoes at Joyce Lefts' home. After the meal, we assemble our famous chick tray favors for Childrens" Hospital. These chicks are creat- ed with cottonballs. egg carton shells and completed with eyes and beaks. Hois activity really generates conversation and laughter, malting for a fun evening.
Dallas
The Dallas Alumnae beat those winter blahs at o u r January meeting. Improving Your Mind and Body in '97. Members were encouraged to dress comfortably, wearing AOn sweatshirts. For those who didn't own letters, we supplied an assortment of Emporiumfashionsfortheirpurchase!We held a paperback book exchange, offered a skin ('are class bv Denton alumna. Paige Henson Calloway, and gave tips on breast cancer detection. This meeting was a fun way for members to get to know each other.
have on Kentucky Derby Day. We gather at way to remember our beginning and those
a members home with our significant oth- who have since moved to other places. It ers and enjoy the race. Each member is also a terrific way for new members to
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Chapter theme for 1997-98 focuses on "In the Keys of
guests moving to other tables lor dessert Sisterhood."Foreachmeet- madeforacomfortableeveningwithevery-
in";, we have a theme song
one getting to talk to everyone else.
Greater Miami
Our best programming events are ones that revolve around food! We held a successful Valentine's Tea and and Irish Coffee Might alier elections in March.
Greater Pinellas
Our "Roses and Treasures Luncheon. Fashion Show and Boutique" is our best themed event. All guests receive a rose, centerpieces are roses and tickets are red with a rose design.
Hilton Head Island
Since membership education is one of our goals for this year, our chapter serapbook will be the focus of our October meeting. We have invited a specialist from Creative Memories to speak and help us assemble our book with both preservation and beauty in mind. We will start with pictures
BP o appropriate to th e topic o r activity of the month. For example, at o u r first meeting of the vear. our song was "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face." Ladies were encourage to bring or wear a mask and to
be creative. Prizes were awarded.
Detroit North Suburban
AOn and Pearls are Forever, was our theme for our fortieth anniversary Founders" Day Celebration. We had a logo that we used all year and everyone at the luncheon received a logo button as a favor. Our raffle prizes were a basket of pearls lor the bath, faux pearl jewelry, a fresh water pearl bracelet and a beaded pearl evening bag. We also auc- tioned off a gold diamond and pearly pen- dant. We all wore pearls and our guest speaker gave us "Pearls of Wisdom."
Ft. Lauderdale
hi Aprik we have our Spud Dinner meeting, Our best themed event is our Kentucky of our installation and cover all our meet- which has become an annual fun event for Derby Party. This is a couples party we ings and projects to date. What a great
brings an appetizer and their choice of drink. We attempt to make mint juleps and some brave souls actually drink them. To make it more interesting, each person draws the name of a horse. If their horse wins, they get a prize. We all have a great timeanditisawonderfulwayforustoget to know each others family members.
Greater Harrisburg
get to know us.
Indianapolis
For our Founders" Day. we transported our- selves back to the Victorian era. We held High Tea at an exclusive women's dub in Indianapolis. In addition to tea and coffee, we enjoyed finger sandwiches, scones, pas- tries, fruit and Devonshire cream Not only did we discuss our Founders, we felt even closer to them in spirit by sharing this very special tea together.
Centering a fund-raising dinner around a
Mexican dieme in May. we celebrated Cinco
de Mayo with Mexican foods and decora-
dons at a sister's home. Husbands and
friendswereincluded.BecauseMexican TheHumanEngineisthetideoftheexer- foods are not expensive or difficult to pre-
pare, two of our members did the food
preparation for 30 guests. The dinner was a
sit-down affair in two rooms with colorful by collegians and alumnae. The program flowers, linens, china and glassware. N o
need to worry about everything matching,
the more color the better. Casual dress and
Jonesboro
cise andfitnessprogram which will be pre- sented at our March meeting. It will be held on campus in the AOFI suite to be attended
will be presented by a representative of a local hospital s education department.


al mil enews Healthy refreshments of fresh fruit, vegeta-
bles, fat free snaeks and water will be served
Knoxville
In October, Omicron New Members teamed up with those of us volunteering to be their Alumna Pals at an iee cream social. The purpose of the social was to introduce the New Members to the area Alumnae. During die social, we helped the New Members study lor their upcoming New Member exam l)\ playing "20 ques- tions." It was definitely an enlightening experience lor all involved.
Lafayette
We have our own Martha Stewart right here in West Lafayette, kim Morris gave us some simple decorating ideas that we tried first hand, including how to gild an apple, and how to create a lovelv fall cen- terpiece using this idea.
Lake County
Our Tupperw are/Microwave Cooking Party \\a> \er\ «ucce»lul. We combined learning new recipes with a fund-raiser selling to our- selves, family and friends.
Lehigh VaJley
Our best themed events have centered around food. We had a successful Summer Salad Sunday with members bringing their favorite summer salad to share, and a successful hors d'oeuvre afternoon where members shared their favorite hors d"oeu\ res.
Little Rock
Our best theme is Curious Cuisine. We meet and carpool to a surprise restaurant that serves food a little different from the usual fare.
Milwaukee
The Milwaukee Alumnae Chapter hosted a "networking" meeting in which mem- bers could talk about their home business or their careers. There was also time to talk about career changes and learn about the occupations of other members.
Nashville
laugh so hard that we cry! We also honor our Founders as we perform our candlelight
Our outing to All Fired Pp. a local pottery
shop, was a first for the Nashville Alumnae. ceremony. Then we share our Christmas
We attracted lots of new alumnae to this event and it proved to be fun for all invoked. We tried to be creative and paint pottery type items dial are Oien fired up and taken home. We are planning a follow up outing diis sum- mer to do it again.
New Orleans
We have had one really successful themed event that is fun and easy. Like most Alumnae Chapters, our members span many age groups. We like to gel together and look at each others memorabilia from our AOFI davs. This is a great way for women to get to know one another and reminisce about their college days as an AOn. Many of our members now have their own careers and families to think about, so they seem to enjoy memorabilia night with their sisters.
NewYork CityArea
Wandering through the streets ol New \ork. our alumnae members took a walk back into lime with the Big Onion Tour of Immigrant New V>rk. We saw New \ork as it was through die eyes of the Jewish. Irish, Latin. African American, Asian and German Immigrants. Walking dirough the lower east side of New York City, our pro- fessional tour guide showed us tenements, factories, newspaper plants, banks, sweat- shops and dieatres. As our journey back in time concluded, the group retired to little Italy's Mulberry Street for cool drinks and antipasto al a sidewalk cafe.
NewYork - New Jersey MetroArea
Our holiday parly is our favorite event We hold an ornament auction, where we always
recipes and sample each others goodies. We exchange gilts with a grab bag and leave for home feeling in the AOn holiday spirit
Northern Orange County
In December we hold an ornament and hors d"oeuvre exchange. Members bring a wrapped ornament and choose bj drawing numbers. The next person can choose a new ornament or steal one from a sister. Alter three steals, the ornament belongs to that person. We also bring a sample hors d'oeuvre which we get to sample and pro- vide copies of all the recipes to our sisters.
Ottawa
The Ottawa Mumnac annually attend two traditional events. The first is our skating party in January which takes advantage of Ottawa" Colonel Bv Canal, which is diree and a half miles of iee groomed by the National Capital commission for perfect skating and ice events. It is die longest rink in the world. Also, our strawberry social/liarbeque/swim at a sister's summer home lets us see summer at its most glorious.
Philadelphia
The favorite event of the Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter has long been the last meeting of the year. Every June, there's a big turnout at the House of Hunan Chinese Restaurant in King of Prussia. PA. It's a fun and casual way to review the past year's activities, and share ideas lor the year to come.
Piedmont, N.C.
The Piedmont Alumnae Chapter of North Carolina has two special themed program- ming events each year. The first is a "Make Your Own" recruitment party in October.
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Last year we made sundaes. This year it was pizzas. What will we make next? Our sec- ond annual themed program is our multi- purpose party in March. This is great fun and one of our best attended functions since it celebrates everything from birthdays, to anniversaries, to baby showers. And. best of afL everyone receives a present
San FernandoValley
Every May 5th, the San Fernando Valley Alumnae gather with die graduating seniors of the two local collegiate chapters, Cal State-Northridge and Cal State-Long Beach to celebrate "Cinco de Mayo" in a big way. Everyone wears authentic Mexican wear and brings their favorite south of the border dish! It is a great way to introduce the recent graduates into the alumnae lift'.
Sarasota Area
Our best program is our Holiday Gift Exchange. We all gather at a sisters home during the holiday season and bring gifts under $10. We draw numbers to see in which order these gifts will be unwrapped. When your number is up. you have the choice of picking a wrapped gift or taking one diat has already been opened. The per- son whom the gift was "stolen" from gets to open another present It is always amazing to see which gifts we seem to fight over.
South Bay/PalosVerdes
Our chapter holds a Christmas party every year. Each member brings toys to donate to a local domestic violence shelter. Everyone brings their families and we all have a wonderful time!
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Tampa Bay
Make i t Bake i t Sew it Grow it - This is a chapter fund-raising event where members and dieir friends bring an item to auction off. It is fun to see what cralt and home- made items our talented sisters present. Another event is our holiday party. With all of die heclicness of the holiday season, this couple's event provides a nice change of pace and some time to socialize with our sisters.
Tidewater Area
Love is in the air and AOFIs all over the Tidewater area are getting married. So the Tidewater Alumnae Chapter of Alpha Omieron Pi is having a wedding album exchange. We all gather at one of our "Brides to BeV" home and exchange not only ideas but wonderful wedding memories as well.
Toronto Area
Who doesn't love chocolate? Death by Chocolate is a tradition manv Canadian collegiate chapters have and the Toronto Area Alumnae Chapter decided to make it one of our alumnae sisterhood events. The evening features more chocolate than you've ever seen in one room - an amazing assortment of delicious choco- late desserts, chocolate-laced drinks, and a variety of chocolate candies. It is Era and it can even be a potluck event where each member brings her favorite choc olate-based recipe.
Triangle
Craft night is always successful at Triangle. We recently painted and decoupaged c lay
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platters, tomatoes on plates, iguanas and trucks standing on their own. and grape vines in pasta bowls, among the work.
V entura County
Our Japanese Tea offers us an adventure in another culture, allowing us to pretend for a day that we had taken a mini-vacation to a faraway land. With all the civility and deco-
flower pots. Everyone enjoyed rum, it has just enough informality to let us
the creativity and visiting diat occurs as we craft
V ancouver
In October, to welcome the Canadian Autumn, mem- bers of the Vancouver, BC Alumnae Chapter and their friends and families, took paint brush in hand and spent a delightfulafternoon creating personalized pot- tery. The day saw the cre- ation of mermaids on bread
socialize and catch up on the various events we had all just enjoyed during the summer.
Winston-Salem Area
We have had several themed events, included a Panhellenic Pasta Potluck which gives us a chance to invite our non- AOIT Greek friends. Our IlOA event will be a Hawaiian "AOPineapple Party." We had a tailgate party for our fall kick-off meeting. A chocolate indulgence party helped us celebrate the holidays. We seem to like dinner meetings!


50Year Members
This list includes women undated July 1,1948 to June 30,1949.
Alpha Omicron Pi salutes the following women who will celebrate 50 years of AOFI membership during the next year. May they continue to share our sisterhood for many more years! This list is by initiated chapter and includes each member's name, city and state, or Canadian province. If International Headquarters has no current address, no city is listed. H you know of an updated address for any of these members, please notify Headquarters.
Alpha Gamma
Washington State U Helen A Spence Jarrett,
San Diego, CA
Alpha Omicron
Louisiana State U Barbara Dee Walther Covey,
Mandeville, LA
Nelwyn Carole M Bertrand Guillory,
Eunice, LA
Mildred Jeanne Little Jones Elizabeth Ann Rippetoe Lancon,
Torrance, CA
Bennie Norvell Magee Schimm,
Cumming, GA
Alberta Virginia Olsen Sehnert,
Summit, NJ
Adele Jean Aberle Smart,
Lafayette, LA
Billie Rae Vincent Stelly,
Orange, TX
Barbara Helms Stone,
Bell City, LA
Mary Susan A Sherwood Thompson,
Toccoa, GA
Peggy Catherine Vestel
Beverly Glenn Bruchhaus Walker Martha Foster Herbert Walker
Alpha Phi
Montana State U Donalee Barber,
Chinook, MT
Betty Jane Boswell Bostic Patricia Ann Breen Judith Boiler Dickerson,
Bozeman, MT
Shirley Anne Reese Duderstadt Bertie June Hankins Hotvedt,
Ennis,MT
Kathleen Ann Whelan Janney,
Deer Lodge, MT
Ellen Elaine Pearson Jenkins,
Portland, OR
Betty Brock Levandowski,
Seattle, WA
Doris Louise Peterson Little Margaret Maiy Lindelow McClarty Anita Mae Svindland Mitchell Allene Marie Willson Pierce,
Ridgecrest, CA
Mary Ann Read
Patricia Anne Nelson Saunders,
Billings, MT
Shirley Northam Stevens,
Spokane, WA
Alvera Elizabeth Anderson Valach,
Missoula, MT
Alpha Pi
Florida State U Mary Blitch Belden,
Atlantic Beach, FL
Donna Dolores Carlin Bosman Miriam AUsopp BrunslrilL
England,
Virginia Spencer Carr,
Atlanta, GA
Patricia N Griffin Chavous,
Tampa, FL
Ann M McKenzie Clement,
Daytona Bch, FL Peggy Baker Feustel,
Winchester, TN
Martha Emily Whitaker Fleming,
Plant City, FL
Barbara Jean Cathey Girten,
Miami, FL
Eugenia Geoige Stathis Haramis,
Jacksonville, FL
Juanita Priscilla Moore Hicks,
Longwood, FL PriscJtta Carter Holbert,
Annandale, VA
Mary Ellen Tavel Hoppe,
San Carlos, CA
Joanne Elizabeth Wilson Horner Louise McKinley Huller,
Leesburg, VA
Joe Ann Barnes Jarrell,
Jacksonville, FL
Betty Jane Allen Johnson Mary Margaret Ratcliff Klein,
Tallahassee, FL
Evelyn McRoyan Larios,
Hurley, NY
Martha Jean Sprott Mansfield,
Ocala,FL
Sara Josephine Shumway Marraselli Catherine Nott McQellai^
St Petersburg, FL Zuk Ratcliff McLeod,
Tallahassee, FL
Frances Magdalen Antinori Menendez,
Indian Shores, FL
Peggy Jane Mock, Port Charlotte, FL
Mary Joan Sistrunk Redding, Asheboro, NC
Suanne Richardson Nancy Love Hill Rivard,
Mt Pleasant, MI Martha Ann Robinson Ella Josephine Sapp Cecily Jean Smith Geraldine Ryan Stansell Ann J Moody Taylor,
Perry, FL
Edith Joan Brown Thyne Jane Tlmmerman Beverly Janice Vanture,
New York, NY
Marilyn Joy Crosby Vellenga,
Brooker, FL
Norma Phyllis Allsopp Ward,
McLean,VA
Vivian Louise Westdal,
Missoula, MT
Norma Jean Kearney Winslett
Alpha Rho
Oregon State U Janet Mae Wilson Bauer,
Gleneden Beach, OR Helen Iverson Carter,
Seattle, WA
Constance Connell Gates,
Hillsboro,OR
Janet Maxine Gebhardt Harpole,
Albany, OR
Grace Ardele Firestone Hawman,
Hermiston, OR
Helen Margaret Axley Hewitt,
Mercer Island, WA Rosemary Kelly Roth Miller,
Salem, OR
Sharon Lynn Griffith Peterson,
Henrietta, NY Sue Minx Trout, Tillamook, OR
Nancy Ann Curry Worley, Yucaipa, CA
Alpha Sigma
U of Oregon Jeanne Bernice Amot Ruth Ellen Dextei;
Portland, OR Doris Ann Ethridge
Marylynn Tykeson Fraedrick, Eugene, OR
Maiy Louise Sexton Gordon, Walnut Creek, CA
Marian J Christenson Henderson Delia Lukich Horowitz,
Portland, OR
Dolores Stenerson Howard,
Klamath Falls, OR
Patricia Lou Christman Juza Elaine Ann Nemerovsky Kingsley,
Eugene, OR
Patricia Edith Keep Lee Norma Jo Smith Pifer,
Sebastopol, CA
Judith Ann Hendrickson Thorsen Donna Louise McEwen Titus Marian Elizabeth Heath Warberg,
Eugene, OR
Carolyn Claire Wurzbuig,
Medina, WA
Alpha Tau
Denison U
•aire Meredith Wariow Brandt,
Edina,MN
Mary Alice Amner Carlozzi Charlotte Ann Movers Elleman,
Raleigh, NC
Marian Eschmeyer Ertsgaard,
Rochester, NY
Mary Charlotte DougaH Gilbert,
Centerville, OH
Margaret Ann Gillen Joanne Neumeister Hoppe,
Rocky River, OH
Joyce Elizabeth Schott Kelly,
NoviMI
Virginia Alice Marlow Miller,
CranfonLNJ
Marjorie Osborn Roeder,
Colorado Springs, CO
Ardis Jane Burroughs Timmis,
Albany, NY
Jewelie Babbage Valentine,
Lafayette, CA
Jane Eleanor Mueller Vanschoik,
Cincinnati, OH
Beta Gamma
Michigan State U Barbara Lucile Black Katherine Gizelk Bolz Branson
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Helen Joanne Samaras Coukoulis, San Diego, CA
Ellen Baumgras Dill, Grand Forks, ND
Joyce Irene Newberg Griffiths, Kelseyville, CA
Janet Elaine Brown Jordan Doris Ann Bailey Kohler,
Ionia, MI
Betty Bradley Minor Lundquist,
S.Plainfield,NJ
Helen Elizabeth Gustavson Nelson Julia Eleanor Neuder
Maiylyn Ann Hileman Neuder,
Bonita Springs, FL Marian Anna Riggs Ohmer Ann Wynkoop Petrak,
Canyon Lake, CA
Bonnie Jeanne Gardner Reister Jane Elizabeth Webster Rue,
Lathrup Vlg, MI
Marilyn Helen Spalding
Carol Leone Stoppel Vanpatten,
Williarnston, MI
Beta Kappa
U of British Columbia Alma Loretta Philion Antonia
Joyce Ann Kievill Leslie Janet MacLean,
Vancouver; BC
Maiy Christina MacLean Janet Margaret Watson Marsh,
N. Vancouver, BC
Muriel Ernestine Morrison Pearoe,
New Westminster, BC Eleanor Jeane Home Rix,
Vancouver, BC
Teresa Elizabeth Rush
Roberta Elevyn Hudson Scotten Beryl Patricia H Shankland Christine Windebank Smith,
Fremont, CA
Gwendolyn Margare Bradley Taylor Doreen Margaret Forret Trenamen Dorothea Ursula Powell Wiens,
North Vancouver; BC Lillian Jenda Woodcock,
Vancouver, BC
Beta Phi
Indiana U
June Nettleship Barnes,
Concord, MA
Patricia B McMahon Chamberlain Larama Anne Boggs Clawson Martha Louise Pearey Goss,
Indianapolis, IN Wilberta Teeple Guthrie,
Germantown, WI
Joyce Done Adams Harris,
Brookfield,WI
Gail Claire Keren Kerkoff Roberta Jane Taylor Kilborn,
Noblesville, IN
Elna Louise Williams Lewis, Indianapolis, IN
Rose Hoadley McDveen, Bloomington, IN
Jeannine Charlotte Mount Merritt, Marco Island, FL
Joann Marilyn Keltner Miller, Indianapolis, IN
Patricia Ann Capehart Moore, Tipton, IN
Peggy Joanne Snell Moshier, Paradise Vly., AZ
Margaret Ann Leroy Nelson, Poway, CA
Phyllis Ann Miller Steinmetz, Anderson, IN
Mary Jane Denton Werner, Costa Mesa, CA
Patricia June Schad White, River Falls, WI
Beta Tau
U ofToronto
Ann Elizabeth McKay Boston,
Perth Road, ON
Ruth Alison Hawley Edward,
Sarnia,0N
Phyllis Mary Huehn Fagan,
Toronto, ON
Barbara Anne Walls Frewin Mary Barbara Bemer Richards,
Willowdale,0N
Elizabeth Anne King Ryan,
Burlington, ON
Chi
Syracuse U Dolores Elizabeth Bennett
Janet Louise Marshall Carter Elizabeth Vaughan Di Somma,
Middlebury,vT
Alice Mary Moll English,
Cazenovia, NY
Frances Lugg Harrington,
Midland, TX Phoebe Jane Harris,
Brunswick, ME
Rosemary Ventura Hayes Martha Lois Garrahan Hazard,
Manlius,NY
Shirley Heckert
Wiimifred Rosalyn Baker Kamps,
Naperville, 1L
Shirley Janet Panebaker Krum,
EndwelkNY
Barbara E Kumpanas Barbara Ann Macy Leahy,
Chehalis,WA
Mary Ellen Mathison
Norma Theresa Wilson Thompson Naomi Grace Hettrich Vanhorn,
Los Altos, CA
Elaine Imogene Gibbs Voorhees
Chi Delta
U of Colorado Barbara Ann Bendekovic Carol Anne Buenik Bennett,
Mt Prospect, IL
Jeanne Marie Ely Braten,
Walnut Creek, CA
Darline Ernestine Mueller Brown,
Boulder, CO
Laveme Janet Lowe Brown,
Wheat Ridge, CO
Fanny Gray Holman Bryant Barbara Joyce Templeton Buckley,
East Moline, IL
Alice Maxine L Cavender Jacqueline Fay Strict Gbilich,
San Jose, CA
Bonnie Lou Schuham Gysin,
Northbrook, IL Dorothyjean Dutt Heffier Nancy Thayer Todd Hill,
Penn Vly^CA
Elizabeth Sue Davis Hocum Marilyn Elizabeth Dixon Hover,
Midland, TX
Charline Roberta Miner Hull,
Elko,NV
Joanne Chase Hoflinger Johnson,
Barrington, IL
Ruth Anne Kidder Johnson Helen Patricia Hatcher Lewis,
La Mesa, CA
Paula Isabel Hutchings Lucas,
Denver, CO
Dolores Lowdon Jones Matteson,
Littleton, CO
Christy A Boyt McFarland Marilym Joan McMullen Joan Kathleen Chace Olson,
Lincoln, NE
Anita Ruth Wade Ray
Barbara M. Naines Rosenbaum Lois Marthine Schoon
Joan Eileen Wiley Seielstad,
Pagosa Springs., CO Mary McElwain SewelL
Brighton, CO
Jane Claire Huffer Strand,
Virginia, MN
Catherine Loretta Defiies Urich Barbara S. Wuethrich Van Winkle Jacquelyn Helen Jones Vandegrift Jean Ann Waage Vetter,
Gresham, OR
Jerdia Paulsen Warner
Marian Frances Murphy Wedding Maryann Wolcott
Chi Sigma
Centenary College Bobbye Dean Goodwin Golsen
Jo Schooler Hilliard Antoinette Tumineflo Price,
Shreveport, LA
Mary Jane Callahan Regan,
St Louis, MO
Lois Yancey Ellis Stockwell
Delta
Tufts U
Laura Gavrelis Blomquist,
Columbus, OH
Roberta Mills Shepard Bruns,
Lancaster, PA
Joan Adelle Pillsbury CahiH,
Phoenix, AZ Jane Lee Chin, Concord, MA
Muriel Jennesse Wronwick Doyle, Hilton Head Island, SC
Ann Landers Holland, West Falmouth, MA
Janice Karen Richmond Lourie, New York, NY
Loretta Rose Beatrice Parker Nancy June Foltz Valenta,
Staten Island, NY Mary Ann Cahill White,
Alexandria, VA
Delta Delta
Auburn U
Dorothy Dianne Dean Bishop Gene Elizabeth Duffy Duren,
Huntsville, AL
FranceB Evelyn Elliott
Mary Louise Dickson Elliott,
Mobile, AL
Helen Ann Bruce Floyd Elizabeth Hayes Grant Mary Jane Cleveland Gray,
Statesboro, GA Sarah Jacks Hall,
Chattanooga, TN
Virginia Claire Northcutt Jones Woodgie Emma Taite Mason,
Woodsboro, TX
Sara Frances McKee Murphy,
Pensacola, FL Emogene Peters
Anita Putnam
Joyce Shirley Avery Ray,
CropwelL AL
Betty Nichols Ryberg,
San Diego, CA
Sara Louise Horton Self
Jan Margaret Groom Wentworth,
Mobile, AL
Ann Schmidt Wilson
Delta Sigma
San Jose State U Joanne Frances Becker Abraria
Virginia Lee Adams Janet Greene Becker,
San Luis Obispo, CA Joan Greco Briggson,
Menlo Park, CA
Patricia Malone Clevenger,
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50 Year Members
Dorrine Mary McMahon Steele, Portland, ME
Ethel Mae Scammon Theriault Frances Elizabeth Smart Trefts,
Greenville Jet, ME
Mary Ellen Chalmers Weldon,
San Mateo, CA
Eleanor Ann Mahaney Zdanowicz,
Scarborough, ME
Gamma Omicron
U of Florida
Evalyn Louise Simmons Constans,
Bowling Green, KY Bernardine Bailey English,
Ft Lauderdale, FL Harriette Blackburn Fuquay,
Bradenton, FL
Betty Jean Davis Groves
Betty Gail Henderson
Irma Jan Cawsert Koon
Donna Joanne Dillman Millican Bettye Jean Bevan Strickland,
Tallahassee, FL
Barbara Helen Davis Thomas Iris Kathryn Bishop Thomas,
Huntsville, AL
Eleanor Maude Copelan Woods
Iota
U of Illinois Helen Carter Alison,
Barrington, IL
Mary Louise Boehmer Allen Carolyn B. Hedberg Everitt Anne Anderson Guth,
Houston, TX
Jeannette Casad Hamrin Catherine Anne Rockwell Healy,
Richardson, TX
Nancy Butterfield Holmgren,
Libertyville, IL
June Ethel Nelson Kemler,
Bonita, CA
Ruth Elizabeth Shaw Kern,
Livingston, MT
Jean Marie Stiegelmeier Kohle Patricia Francis Faust Martin,
San Diego, CA
Ann Searson Lavenden McDonald,
Cassopolis, MI
Burnell Elaine Keine McMahon,
Columbus, OH
Betty Ann Schickedanz Seppi,
BeneviUe,IL
Jo Ann Davis Seymour,
Danville, JX
Ruth Joann Messick Sly,
Decatur, IL
Kappa
Randolnh-Macon
Woman s College Elizabeth Gillespie Brinegar,
Maryville,TN
Evelyn Payne Brooks Bromberg Jean Carroll Grigg
Alice Summers Hay,
Louisville, KY
Marilyn Meuth Johnson, Bethesda, MD
Virginia Holladay Lampert, Norfolk, VA
Betty Nachman Levin, Williamsburg, VA Nancy MacArthur
Rita Sumpter Morgan, Winter Park, FL
Alice Plitt Lusby Oconnor Barbara Shrewsbury Rennie,
Heathsville, VA
Kathryn Barlon Crandall Smith Tyra Jean Troy
Mary Ann Woolridge
Kappa Gamma
Florida Southern College Glenna Faye Davis Bardoe,
Windermere, FL
June Myer Tison Coe
Leslie Anne Jameson Collier,
Waco,TX
Marjorie Ellen Trask Prevatte,
Highland City, FL Nellie Edith Schweigart,
Lakeland, FL
Ella Emeline Singley
Barbara Qaire Gunning Skeen,
Highland City, FL
Margaret Louise Hubbard Vickers,
Winter Park, FL
Mary Ellen Moskey Walter,
Akron, OH
Wanda Joyce Rogers Ward,
Lakeland, FL
Kappa Omicron
Rhodes College Evelyn Patricia McCainAllen,
Birmingham, AL
Pattye Smith Bowdre Helen Deupree Brandon,
Memphis, TN
Barbara Ann Flippin Graves,
Arlington, TN
Barbara Ann Petersen Huban Frances June White McCormick,
Memphis, TN
Claire Marie O'Callaghan Martha Camifle Beggs Orth,
Arlington, VA
Mary Anne Driver Richardson,
Jonesboro, AR
Ann Rollow Ross Marzette Smith Stallings,
Humboldt TN Rosemary Nelms Stinson,
Middleton,TN
Elizabeth Jane Cage Sweatt,
Memphis, TN
Martha L. McClanahan Threlkeld,
Memphis, TN
Martha Ellington Hebron Webb
Kappa Phi
McGillU Margaret Jean Hardy,
Montreal, QC
T. Joan Maher Hurley,
New York, NY
Joan Hammond Palmer Jamieson Joan Meredith Watt Martin,
Visalia, CA
Winifred Brooks Desch,
Los Gatos, CA
Roselyn Marie Hutton Elliott Helen Alice Hogan Gurries Margaret Ruth Hofceizz Haug Rowena Ross Ross Hill,
Southbury, CT
Marlyn Helen Ahlenius Johnson,
Menlo Park, CA
Cherry Patricia Kiely Yvonne Shirley Kirk Martha Patricia Reid Kokes,
San Jose, CA
Barbara Jean Baumberger Lansberry,
Belmont, CA
Leah Hardcastle MacNeil,
Piedmont, CA Patricia Welch Newton,
Richmond, CA
Sylvia Ann Kriege Nurre,
Santa Clara, CA
Joan Parker Ostermann,
Truckee, CA
Johann Rogers
Andrea Carol Jean Kriege Russel Anne Christine Scheuer
Joan Therese Schwartz
Patricia Walsh Shaw,
Santa Rosa, CA Isabel Navarro Steflan,
Santa Clara, CA Irene Hull Webber, Santa Clara, CA
Bette Lou Roberts Wright, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA
Epsilon
Cornell U
Geraldine Alice Lewis Baker, Barbara Ann Tyldesley Barrent
Yorktown, VA
Jeanne Marie T Fletcher Joan Rose Vorwerk Howie,
Lebanon, NJ
Sally Lou Kernan Lathrop,
Windsor, CT
Joanne Holloway McPherson,
Frndlay,OH
Carol Corinne Winter Mund,
Kinnelon, NJ
Margaret Louise Younglove Owens,
Sun Qty Center, FL
Eleanor L. Henderson Sedgewick,
Park City, UT
Patricia Anne Steinback
Joan Arden Schmeckpeper Torelli,
Riverside, CT
Patricia Angelene Stitt Truell,
Williamsville,NY Joan Dudley Wattles
Epsilon Alpha
Pennsylvania State U Louise Kathryn Kerstetter Davison,
Fairfax, VA Joanne Deets Day,
Glen Arm, MD
Nancy Lou Neusbaum Dolbeare,
Prttsfield,MA
Mary Eleanor Stern Edminston,
Midway, UT
Janice Louise Wall Eiland Joanne Gwen Wagner Haskell,
Clarion, PA
Mary Patricia Williams Howells,
Wisconsin Rapids, WI Mary Eleanor Fox Keiser,
Medford,OR
Nancy Louise Bricker Kuhlman,
Reading, PA
Jean Louise McDermott Lyons,
Qaysville, PA
Marilyn Seibert McMiHen,
Prosperity, PA
Gertrude Evans Shade Myers,
Ligonier, PA
Effie Lou Lichiter Phelps,
Northfield,OH
Audrey Jean Rewbridge Randle,
Austin, TX
Helen Adelaide Keller Shepard Jean Louise Black Slezak,
Dnville,IL
Ann Morrow McDermott Stottlemyer,
Paradise, PA
Ruth Laura Peoples Trout,
Pasadena, TX
Teresa Capelli Weaver,
Sarasota, FL
Gamma
U of Maine Jeanne Fry Begley, Waldoboro, ME
Vera Eleanor Edfors Collins, Portage, MI
Frances Dion Ditelbey Mary Louise Snyder Dow Ruth May Drysdale Frazier,
Reno,NV
Janet Luanda Knowles Hawkes,
Cape Elizabeth, ME
Marilyn Estille Kilpatrick Martha Louise Given Lambert
Hampden, ME Marjorie T Malloy
Julia Lee Black Marden,
Titusvffle,NJ
Nancy Knowles Moore,
Green Valley, AZ
Mary E Gildersleeve Phippen,
Green Valley, AZ
Anne Marie Mehlborn Pooler,
De Witt, NY
Joan Eleanor Hopkins Smith,
Bar Harbor, ME
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Toronto, ON
Norma Ruth Abrahamson McVey,
London, ON
Mary Dma Faughnan Ryan,
Bramalea, ON
Ellen Joyce Hamill Trim
Kappa Theta U ofCalifornia
Los Angeles
Lois Elon Ferman Bennett,
Los Angeles, CA
Marilyn Louise Braun Born,
W. Los Angeles, CA Patricia Olsen Browne,
CamariHo, CA
Gertrude Hagen Culbertson,
Pasadena, CA
Lee Ellen Manuele Desantolo,
Millbrae,CA
Edna May Hart Doumakes,
Los Angeles, CA Evangelene Cresop Froelich,
El Segundo, CA
Elizabeth Mary Krieger Grishaw Susanna Tyler Hadley,
Glendale, CA
Florence Peterson Holden,
Sea CM, NY
Mary Ellen Ralph Holland Joan Foss Hood
Barbara Struckman Hunt,
Riverside, CA
Dorothy June Yale Kater Florence June Preval Leech,
Redondo Beach, CA Lois Jean Martin,
Del Mar, CA
Aileen V. Lehto Papiro,
San Luis Obispo, CA Doris Johannessen Ryder,
Long Beach, CA
Patricia Dana Swanner Stanley,
Newport Beach, CA
Eleanor Irene Brown Thumser Virginia Josephine Dahm Tompkins Edith Ann Jensen Weaver
Lambda Sigma
U of Georgia
Mary Hopkins Young Berry,
Highlands, NC
Lois Ruth Cason
Sue Anthony James Qaiy,
Atlanta, GA
Esther Marian Davis Cottingham,
Pooler, GA
Shirley Ann Steele Frederick,
Trfton,GA
Betty Ann Hardin Harrington,
Eastman, GA
Elizabeth Lucille Leonard Headley,
Savannah GA
Betty Ann Hogan
Dorothy J Hollingsworth
June Howard
Charlotte Bess Fouche Kerslake,
Clearwater, FL
Dorothy Frances King
Mary Ann Arnold McQellan
Frances Joan King McElroy Barbara Fay Hogan McLees Martha Carol Stewart Miller,
Sherman Oaks, CA
Sarah Frances Myrick
Ada Carolyn McLendon Parker,
Columbus, GA
Margaret Ann Church Tillison
Nu
New York U Elaine Anderson
Evelyn Dawn Einberg Frazier Virginia Mae Gillespie Heny Kathleen Redmond Mauer,
Burke, VA Norma McCarvey,
Hapeville, GA
Anita Mistor
Mary Strauss Moosher Marilyn P Paine Polard Nora Lila Ryan
Marian Laverty Whitcover
Nu Lambda
U of Southern
California
Mary Margaret Hurdert dose,
Cleveland, GA
Jane Marguerite Hackett Germain,
The Woodlands, TX
June Barbara Brownlee Ghrist Jean Kathleen Gesford Harris,
Toms River, NJ
Elinor Margaret Russell Keller,
Fair Oaks, CA
Randa Lee Allen Kerr Audrey Joyce Scott Kissler,
Lodi,CA
Paula Rachael Conte Manheim,
Carlsbad, CA
Lura Jean Lowe Mohr,
Whittier, CA
Jacqueline Ruth Schatte Pope,
Camarillo, CA
Genevieve Stevens Paras Repp Diane Duane Wilson Stevens,
Glendale, CA
Lelani Claire Scribner Stover,
Porterville, CA
Mary Joan Noernberg White,
Westminster, CA Shirley Silman Wiss,
Houston, TX
Nu Omicron
VanderbiltU Nancy Jane Minick Bass,
Nashville, TN
Ella Frances Beasley Beesley,
Nashville, TN
Marianne Coehaun Brasfield Iolis Robbins Carruthers,
Memphis, TN
Nancy Lee White Duvier,
Nashville, TN
Barbara Anne Estes
Margaret Ann Richardson Fite,
Atlanta, GA
50 Year Members
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Edna Gene Little Green, Nashville, TN
Mary Jane Hill Kohre, Tampa, FL
Betty Will Witt Long, Nashville, TN
Gloria Louise Cherry Maxwell, Nashville, TN
Florence Ellen Parkes Moore, Lady Lake, FL
Sue Ann Kaeser Moore, Nashville, TN
Patricia Waters Morgan Thelma Hampton Parsons,
Hinsdale, EL
Jane Terkune Lewis Prahi
Miami, FL
Judith Cragon Reeves,
Tampa, FL
Janet Patricia Jones Schroeder Patricia Dean Denton Sprouse Virginia Ann Osborn Warner,
Englewood,FL
Anne Gordon Topping Weed,
Jacksonville, FL Diane Moore Williams,
Springfield, TN
Jean Anthony Williamson,
Memphis, TN
Mary Ann Sensing Wilson,
Nashville,TN
Omega
Miami U
Luella Jean Daugherty BeckdahL
Springfield, OH
Dorothy Luise Taylor Begovich,
Dayton, OH
Donna June Wester Davis,
Youngstown, OH
Virginia Lee Wagner Griffin Mary Catherine Magaw Hall,
Austin, TX
Virginia Elizabeth Hepburn,
Gleneden Bch, OR Hedvica J Lucas Knoth Barbara Jean Knoch Laird Gloria Jean Pyle Neer,
Plantation, FL
Carol Jean Lang Norris Ruth Lillian Schatz Ochs,
Wheaton, IL Dolores Eve Powell Lisbeth Boey Prater,
Bella Vista, AR
Ann Louise Conway Rhodes,
Westerville, OH
Ramona Jeanne Vogel Robinson Dorothy Louise Christian Sallee,
Indianapolis, IN Mary Revelos Skalkos
Omicron
U of Tennessee
Knoxville
Blanche Reuther Bergmeier Virginia Hasson Bruner,
Hilton Head Island, SC Mary Niederbauser Burrus,
Nashville, TN
Mary Monger Chapin,
Knoxville, TN
Danny Shea Conant Carol Augur Cuthbertson,
Silver Spring, MD Martha Mynatt Dean,
Asheville, NC
Mary Louise Prince Gardner Nancy Eleanor Lyle Hamilton Virginia Shofther Hammond,
Palm City, FL
Helen Maxine Croswell Hansberger Elizabeth Swan Heim,
Knoxville, TN
Mary Jane Brandon Jackson Marianne Smith Kelley,
Mobile, AL
Lily Vanmorris Mandle,
Oarksville,TN
Vivian Robertson Miner,
Sevierville,TN
Martha Ashby Wilson Morrison Carolyn Wilson Myhre,
Atlanta, GA
Mary Agnes Bowden Payne Mary Kinney Randall,
Spartanburg, SC
Eleanor McQeary Sellstrom,
Austin, TX
Betty Bailey Sharp,
Knoxville, TN
Helen Hawthorne Testerman,
Rogersville, TN
Barbara Lynn Miller Thompson Betty Taylor Thompson,
Morehead, KY
May Garland Tucker,
Helena, AL
JoAnne Sharp Wallace,
Lewisburg, TN Marian White Yarbro,
Jackson, TN
Omicron Pi
U of Michigan
Jean Margaret Hayes Alexander,
Wolcottville, IN Barbara Ann Edmunds,
Detroit, MI
Diana Margaret Lahde Friedrich,
Grand Rapids, MI Virginia Kern Heymoss,
Detroit, MI
Rosemary Clifton Hicks,
Grosse Pte. Farms, MI


50 Year Members
Philadelphia, PA Marilyn Brown Stull Grace E Freed White
Rho
Northwestern
University
Carol Neblung Bernhoft,
Twin Lakes, WI
Nancy Burchfield Brewster,
Seattle, WA
Nancy Evans Brinkmann,
Evanston, IL
Jean Ferguson Doub Gloria Wilkinson Hammill Greta Johnson Hammond,
Waupaca, WI
Norma Danielson Helander Margaret Miller Holdampf,
Farmington H k , MI
Anne Goodale Holmes Barbara Ellen Johnson Jenkins,
St Petersburg, FL
Carol Larsen
Carol Marie Bollens Dnfield Marion Ann Durham Marshall Marianne Christy McClintock Jeanne Brooks Miller
Patricia Jane Meyers
Kathleen Milloy Mulligan,
San Diego, CA
Virginia Gutteridge Nicodemus Diane Carper Roberts,
Needham,MA
Ellen Sue Page Sarture,
Sherman Oaks, CA Patricia Schroeder Iota Patricia Stauffer Noel Mast Streeter,
Suffern,NY
Lillian Fleckenstein Tate,
Pittsburgh, PA
Adelee Vedell
Nancy McCosh WMeder,
Winnetka,IL
Bonnie Mondl Wolfgram,
Oshkosh,WI
Sigma
U of California
Berkeley
Elizabeth Lillian Anning
Joanne Elizabeth Eddy Applegate,
San Pedro, CA
Marilyn Claire Martin Beightler,
Oakland, CA
Marjorie Taylor Hoffman Best Sally Streeter Boom,
Montrose, AL
Lois Ella Richers Breton Frances Vongeldem Childs Nancy Ann Dixon Dondero,
Indio,CA
Barbara Ann Clayton Emanuels,
Maple Valley, WA
Patricia Jean Pettebone Ferenz,
Half Moon Bay, CA Joan Kinney Fishel,
Palo Alto, CA
Jeanne Carithers Foreaker, SanRafeaLCA
Jeanne Alden Zumwalt Gilkey, Folsom,CA
Jane Louise McConneH Hambley Carolyn Jewell Dean Hull,
Surpise, AZ
Diana Joy Fenzl Hutchins,
Orinda,CA
Carolyn Ruth Levo Maurer,
Saratoga, CA
Virginia Castel Newcomb,
Danville, CA
Jeanne Marie Stevenson Northon Edith Carol Spies Pettijohn,
Bellevue,WA
Joanne Weger Richards,
Oakland, CA
Gloria Pfautch Rieger
Chalys Mary E Martin Stephens,
Los Osos, CA
Grace June Lee Ransom Stephens,
Alamo, CA
Patricia Jean Beatty WaddeD,
Danville, CA
Sigma Omicron
Arkansas State
University
Bebe Kathryn Coffey Anderson,
Qemson, SC
^?irginia Lee AUbright Brown,
Monette, AR Marie Adams Butler,
Marmaduke,AR Tica Robinson Camp,
Piggott, AR
Qinnie Ann Wofford Cannon,
Seattle, WA
Ruth Anita Robinson Durham,
Norton, KS
Betty Jeanean Daugherty Eason,
Richardson, TX
Frances Inez Houston Ellis,
Springfield, MO
Betty Lehmazell Owens Greenwood,
Maiyville,TN
Cathryn Mcgaughey Griffin,
LakeQty,AR Sunshine Lile Hoffman,
Jonesboro, AR Virginia Wells Horst,
Cassoe, AR
Mildred Lott Jones
Joan Greenwood Koonce,
Hot Springs, AR
Catherine Obrien Lancaster,
Austin, TX
Mildred Jewell Meador Long,
Blytheville,AR Amy Little Mason,
W. Terre Haute, IN
Billie Gatlin Bogard Mead,
Jonesboro, AR
Billy Frances Sullards Morris,
Memphis, TN
Carolyn Joan Walker Morris,
Tulsa, OK
Ernestine French Sexton,
BlytheviQe,AR Mildred Pitts Shipp,
Houston, TX
Joan Kimball Young Leedy, Los Angeles, CA
Jean Knibbe Meacham, Troy, MI
Joyce Ann Mersereau Charlyn Hawkins Orel
Lawrence, KS
Alexandrine Campbell Pratt Maxine Kiessling Wolfe Swanson,
Portage, MI
Lora Ann Wheeler Wever,
Sparta, MI
Valerie Vandermade Yard,
BrookfieklWI
Marion F Stepanauskas Yuhn,
Dearborn, MI
Phi
U of Kansas Lois Carolyn Beth Arms,
Park Forest, IL
Patricia Louise Hutchings Gilliland Maiy Gilles Johnson,
Overland Park, KS
Sylvia Hawkinson Johnson Margaret Cool Kaumnan,
Sun City, AZ
Mary Sue Hutchins Kubitz,
Pensacola, FL
Eleanor Anne Brown Malone,
Wichita, KS
Dorothy Jeanne Kolb Mosley,
little Rock, AR
Virginia Dale Morris Moss,
Wichita, KS
Janeice Milrae Bryan Murphy,
Scottsdale, AZ
Betty Colleen Robinson Perkins,
New Pine Creek, OR
Patsy Ruth Obenland Reynolds,
Canal Winchester, OH Kathryn Ann Peters Sermon,
Fresno, CA
Mary Sue Meyer Smith,
Shawnee Mission, KS Virginia Lee Johnston Swain Martha Ann Nichols Swegle
Pi
TulaneU
Hazel Yaibrough Beatrows,
Sarasota, FL
Jeanne Delaviflebeun Day Barbara Ann Ferguson Ginsberg Evelyn Socola Gordon,
Bay St Louis, MS Evelyn Greene Green,
Birmingham, AL
Sarah Kastler Howard Camille Agnew Middleton Barbara Owen,
Baton Rouge, LA Patricia Reinerth Reed,
College Station, TX
Deanne Barkley Shirley, Metairie, LA
Pamelia Canon Floyd Shores
Pi Delta
U of Maryland
Marina P Rois Chaconas Winifred Buckey Qemson Davis,
Anaheim, CA
Jacqueline Lee Hammett Gaylord Beverly Huddleston Green,
Frederick, MD Jane Grove,
Ocala,FL
Helen D Muschlitz Hellmuth Patricia Maiiand Kroupa,
Mount Pleasant, SC Martha Roe Lancaster,
Baltimore, MD
Mary Agnew Howland Leavitt Jane Mooney McCarl
College Park, MD Katherine CSimler Alice Boulden Smith,
Stamford, CT Wanda Standlee Irene C Birely Wells,
Owings Mills, MD
Pi Kappa
U of Texas Austin Ruth Rumse Bandy,
Richardson, TX
Gloria Elaine Bornefeld Bearden,
Gainesville, GA
Mildred Louise Gentry Becker,
Follett,TX
Helen Norwood Deathe,
Austin, TX
Barbara Louise Oliver Greer Billie Reese Howard
Patti Jean Runyan Latchem Florence Beth Bailey Stockton Virginia Lucille Maloney Walker,
Wilmington, NC
Bobbie Carolyn Yarrington
Psi
U of Pennsylvania Marg Gisela FisherBeck Marie Howard Brown,
Syracuse, NY
Marilyn S Krewson Edenborn,
Wyndmoor, PA
Norma Elizabeth Ehrhardt Fling Patricia Anita Mackey,
Philadelphia, PA Esther Rowena Nelson,
Oakdale, CA
Virginia Edith Beaumont Rich,
Toms River, NJ
Alice Aileen Sallom
Mary Jane Ann Tobin Schillinger A Slaven,
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Mary Katherine Taylor Townsend, Jonesboro. AR
Marian Frances Wofford Vance, Hardy, AR
Mary Louise Lancaster Walton. Dallas, TX
Cleo Swarens Amick Ward, Banning, CA
Jo Ann Baker Watson, Paducah,KY
Rose Whidden, Manhattan Beach, CA
Etta Lanah Adams Williams Betty Jo Cooper Wood,
N. Utile Rock, AR
Sigma Tau \v^shington College
Nancy Anne Richardson Byham Margaret Lloyd Powell Hollis,
Fairfield Bay, AR Alexandra Muse Reeder,
Baltimore, MD
Mary Carolene Bowes WetzeL
Raleigh, NC
Tau
U of Minnesota
Donna Marie Conley Creigh, Los Altos, CA
Barbara Williams Curry, Edina,MN
Annabel Regelman Gram. Cable, WI
Adeline Elizabeth Gran Mary Ann Altringer Graven Beverly Jane Hayer Harris,
Minneapolis, MN
Shirley Katherine Sehlin Hunt
Edina,MN
Charlotte L Wangensteen Janushka,
Le Sueur, MN
Donna Mae Larson Kent
Loveland, OH
Kathleen Agnes Wold Leding,
CoolcMN
Betty Jean Alderman Lockwood Dorothy Louann Nedrelow Ness,
Goodyear, AZ
Barbara Ann Weinman Novak,
Eden Prairie, MN
Dorothy Ann Fredrickson Pearson,
Aurora, CO
Kathryn Louise Thiele Searight
Panama Qty, FL
Marylou Reed Stiver
Marilyn Virginia Statler Taylor,
Santa Monica, CA Sandra Spaeth Willis
Tau Delta
Birmingham
Southern College
Jane Webb Gould Ansley
Betty Ann Grace Bowels
Jerry Lee Culver Collier
Virginia Vanelle Daniels
Martha Grace Marsh Harm
Ann Katherine Wansley Harrison
Kathleen Erie Ligon Betty Jo Taylor Nash
Birmingham, AL
Linda Mae McMeans Russell,
Ft Walton Bch,FL
Anne Huntington Wadeson Mary Ruth Wall,
Birmingham, AL
Theta
DePauw University
Nancy L. Bardonner Bossert, Sun City, AZ
Beverly Baird Bugher, Carmek IN
Barbara Ann Buboltz Cook, St Petersburg. FL
Anna Janet Cain Ducommun, Midland, MI
Barbara Ruth Buchtel Duerst Reno, NV
Anna Claire Jourdan Forster, Honolulu. HI
Lois Ellen McQueen Gartner, Glen Ellyn, IL
Lynn Tozer Hammond, Indianapolis, IN
Joan Marie Beckman Hoch, Rancho La Costa, CA
Jeanne Elizabeth Keller IngersolL Los Alamitos, CA
Mary Obear MacDougalL Sheridan, MI
Marilyn Joanne Porter Patricia Ann Johnson Spong,
Rockford, IL
Barbara Charline Brumage St John,
Tucson, AZ Marilyn Earle Thrall
Arlington, VA
Edna Maxine Haines Tutterow,
Indianapolis, IN
Patricia Yvonne Hamke Webster,
Noblesville, IN
Theta Eta
U of Cincinnati
Coralen Carthine Becker Bettinger Patricia Harriette Finn Keyes,
Morrow, OH
Betty Imogene Means Lloyd,
Ontario, CA
Ruth Alice Buehler Maxson,
Cincinnati, OH
Shirley Smedley McCracken.
West Union, OH Mary Ann Mongan,
Cincinnati, OH Frances Patricia Oreilly,
Cincinnati, OH Dorothy Louise Plsek,
Cincinnati, OH
Myra Jean Meas Romanelli Miriam Martha Steingrube Rose Nvart Tashjian Thelma Joan Heath TroxeU,
Kettering, OH
50 Year Members
ToDragma/SPRING 1998
Theta Psi U of Toledo
Elaine Ann Robert Palicki Albert Canton, OH
Phyllis Dale Brewer, Toledo, OH
Rose Louise Vandorp Cripps, Maumee, OH
Virginia Irene Bevington Garofalo, Red Hook. NY
Patricia Warren Harding, Kettering, OH
Helene Marie Bruen Kilcorse, Toledo, OH
Phyllis Joanne Tanber Lipinski, Highlands Ranch. CO
Jeanne Marie Larson Lowell. Scarborough ME
Wilma Diegelman Lupe, Toledo, OH
Beryle Margaret Dunlap McQoskey, Holland, OH
Barbara Ann Rupp Miceli, Adrian, MI
Iva Rothlisberger Reif, Palm Bch. Gardens. FL
Fadwa Haney Skaff, Toledo, OH
Corlene Ann Bohnert Taberner, Waterville. OH
Edith Lawson Tanner, Virginia Beach, VA
Mary Ann Steedman Wanauck, Kingwood,TX
Patricia Hanley Weiss, Michigan City, IN
Marilyn Jane Buyea Wenner, Naples, FL
Aileen Sherriff Badger Ziegler, Toledo, OH
Upsilon
UofW as ninpton
Kathleen Oliver Buscn, Seattle, WA
Barbara Hubert Couch, Mercer Island, WA
Georgenia Moore Davidson. Port Angeles, WA
Nancy Yorke Page Eby, BothelLWA
Carmen Baker Gibbons, Portland, OR
Winifred Vonharten Hansen Simone Johnson Harb,
Seattle, WA
Helen Mae Hubbard,
Seabrook, TX
Jo Anne Bernice Kendrick Antoinette Gloria Moceri Lee Patricia Joy Miller Lemoine,
North Bend, WA
Mary Brown Leukel
Beverly Dawn Neudorfer McCourt
Everett, WA
Betty Lynn Ray Person, Gig Harbor, WA
Shirley Louise Locker Weaver Leta Edwards West,
Kirkland,WA
Joanne Adele Huff Wheeler,
Anacortes. WA
Zeta
U of Nebraska
Lincoln
Donna Jeannine Sallander Bean. Islamorada. FL
Joan Marjorie Rhodes Beattie, Sun City West AZ
Florence Ann Hagen Belk, Richmond, VA
Jeannette Alice Tomsik Dearden Chloe Ann Calder Dellaport,
Denver, CO
Marilyn Jane Lafler Gorham Virginia Nordstrom GreweU,
Wayne, PA Patricia Hintz HilL
Rawlins, WY
Shirley Ann Hahn Jones,
Peoria, AZ
Betty Love Boothe Keller.
La Canada-Flintridge, CA Beverly Ann Deal Kuliam,
Jacksonville, IL
Lucille I Anderson Lienemann,
Omaha, NE
Catherine Ballou Marcy,
Ashland, NE
Carolyn Bukacek McMichaeL
Seattle, WA
Kathryn Jane Swingle Morrison,
Englewood, CO
Robin Schuebel Rauch Rauh,
Salina, KS
Mary Jane Rooney Sweet
Lincoln, NE Joan Miller Wagey,
Lincoln. NE
Cathleen Jo Ann Cox Weber,
Arapahoe, NE


The Power of Frie
Delta Sigma celebrates 50th anniversary.
Delta Sigma Chapter
(San Jose State U) celebrates its 50th year in 1998. At the annual Northern California Council celebration of Founders' Day in Pleasanton, California, nine charter members met to celebrate both the chapter's birthday and their 50 year mem- bership. Several had not seen each other since graduation and it was a wonderful afternoon reminiscing sisterhood. Those charter members attending were:
Grace Rowan Garcia, Orva Jean True LaMar, Mabel DeSmet O'Connell, Jeanne Durrel Koblick, Ann Jane HoeflingRogers, Joyce Norwall Chestnut, Aimee Heap Dugan, Louise Budros Tighe, Angela Panelli Ernstrom.
Dear To Dragma:
"I have to share something wonderful that has happened to me because of AOn. About five years ago, I moved from the Midwest to Charlotte, NC. I didn't know a soul in town, and was jealous to learn that there was a Purdue Alumni Club here for my husband. I won- dered if there were
any alumni here from my college, but my husband laughed at meandIgaveupthe thought. Illinois Wesleyan University is a college of 1,650 stu- dents and it is half- way across the coun- try, so chances were pretty slim.
I had been in Charlotte a year when I decided to get a degree in nursing from a hospital here, Carolinas Medical Center. I was getting
a tour of the hospital one day and I couldn't stop from wondering where I had seen our tour guide before. Then it hit me. He was the husband of Karen (Eyrich) Grochowsky! Not only did Karen go to the same small college as me, but we were also AOn-Beta Lambda
sorority sisters. Karen was a senior when I pledged A O n , so our paths did not cross much. Nevertheless, we quickly became close friends after we found each other so far from "home."
Our friendship has deepened as we have learned that we have even more in common. Our husbands were in Charlotte at the same time looking at some of the same apartments and
Karen and I chose apartments near each other. We moved to Charlotte within weeks of each other and this past summer we moved out of our first homes within a month of each other. Now we are both ICU nurses at the same hospital, working the 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. shift on weekends.
The icing on the cake happened last spring when, without any planning, we both found out we were expecting on the same due date (2/22/98), and went through our pregnancies as a
team. I am happy to say that we both gave birth to perfect little boys... within 24 hours of each other. My jaw hit the floor when Karen came walking into my post- partum room in her hospital gown. That
is when I decided to write you. The simi- larities in our lives are uncanny, and we have AOn to thank for bringing us together."
Sincerely, Wendy (Thiele) Upton
Letter to the Editor:
"I am a recent gradu- ate of Phi Beta Chapter at East Stroudsburg U. I was pleased to read about Heather Danison's experience in the last issue ("What AOFI
has Done for Me"). I am planning to move to Florida within the year and felt uncom- fortable leaving my friends. I have now gained confidence
and look forward to my move after reading Heather's article. I know I won't be alone and will be making new friends with my sisters, therefore continuing my forever lasting friendship
with AOn."
Alpha love, Lorrie
From the Website: "I discovered [AOITs] site by searching for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. I want to thank you for all you do for the [arthritis] foundation and research. It means a lot to know that you, who most
likely do not suffer from the disease, are so compassionate and do so much for those of us who ask for so little. Again, thank you. I appreciate all you do for me and others like me."
Mindy Walton, 19 year old college student diagnosed with arthritis at 14 months.
A Helping Hand Last summer, Kelly Jo Burns was visiting another AOFI sister, Melissa Spencer, in Malawi, Africa. While there she was touched by the level of human suffering. She began working at an orphan- age for young AIDS patients and became so attached to many
of the babies that she made a commitment to do something more to help. She joined with the University of
Malawi and developed an exchange program for American students to come to Malawi to volunteer during their summer. If you would be interested in find- ing out more informa-
tion on this program or how to support it, contact Kelly Burns, (313)764- 3162.
These newborns have AOI7 moms with more in common than just sisterhood
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ship. AOIT. Adviser Training at
The Mid-American Greek Conference took place in Chicago, IL, February 19-22, 1998. A list of those AOns attending include, Peg
Crawford, Mary Williams, Tracy Maxwell, Carrie Whittier, Cami Wacker, Marsha Guenzler, Molly Bourguin, Susan Lander, Kimberly Clark, Ashley Ball, Ruth Jacobson, Erika Nelson, Amanda Teuscher, Angelia Crawford, Jennifer
Advisers form friendships
during training.
Last fall, a group of
A O n Chapter Advisers were in Nashville for training. During the weekend, they learned numer- ous skills to help
them better guide our collegiate chapters. They also developed wonderful new friends. Many stay in touch and can't wait to reunite in June for Leadership Institute.
A Serious Matter Last Saturday night, at the University of Maine, [a fraternity] threw a party. After the party broke up, a student ended up in the hospital because she had been given the "Date Rape Drug" (Rohypnol). She crashed, but was revived and is doing well. Had the party not been broken up,
she probably would have been raped and possibly died. Luckily, she left with friends who called 911 later that night.
I feel that this should be brought to the attention of other chapters, as it could happen to anyone. Women should be told to never leave a drink unattended. If someone buys you a drink, watch them.
If you put your drink down and it was unat- tended, leave it. This student now has to live with the fact that someone intended to hurt her that night, and it was probably someone she knew.
Alpha Omicron Pi has an excellent alcohol policy that was writ- ten to protect the members as well as the chapter. Fortunately, it also helps protect
A Of! Headquarters.
members from sick individuals that have
no respect
for others.
I thank God none of our members were involved.
Thoughtfully yours, Erin L.Moylan Chapter Adviser, Gamma
(seated) Rene Fitzgerald, Peg Crawford, and Courtney Davis. (Standing) Tiffany Shumway, Meredith Bieker, Lisa Tobias, Michelle Lopez, Amanda Oliveros, and Jodie Garritt.
The Northeastern Panhellenic Conference was held March 4-8, 1998 in Cherry Hil, NJ. The
Aons
AOITs in attendance were Meghan Smith, Kim McGowan, Meredith Darnall. Alicia Almeida, Heather Ignall, Caitlin Leonard, Sally Wagaman, Julie Margolin, Marsha Guenzler and
Peg Crawford.
Gracey, Monica
Ramey, Erin Briody,
Bridget Quinlan, Erin
Clem, Robin Ann
Sowizrol, Kathleen
Young, Blythe Nelson,
Kendra Garland,
Jamie Griggs, Stefanie
Stannand, Karen
Obermeyer. and
Maryellen Yates.
•nic Leadership Conference
attend conferences:
The Southern Greek Leadership Conference was held February 6-7, 1998 in Dallas, Texas. Attending were
V
Greek
Southern Greek Leadership Conference
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notables
Librarian of theYear award by the Hawaii State Library Foundation. As the first childrens' librarian at the new Kailua-Kona Public Library,Jacobson was honored as a model librarian for her high pro- fessional standards and outstanding service. She received $ 1000 in cash.
b>Dr.Martha Rogers, Tau Delta (Birmingham
Southern U)hasbeen named one of the "Direct Marketers of theYear" given by the DirectMarketing Association. Given to marketing industry lead- ers,this honor recognizes and applauds the break- through thinking that
each winners' work rep- resents in a new dimen- sion of marketing.
Martha Rogers, Ph. D.,isone oftwofound- ing partners of Marketing 1:1,Inc.,a customer relationship management consulting firm based in Stamford, CT. Thefirmpractices the principlesof I:Imar- keting as developed by Dr. Rogers and co- author Don Peppers in their best-selling book, The One to One
Future: Building Relationships One Customer at aTime.
Dr. Rogers was the fea- tured keynote speaker at AOITsfirstLeadership Institutejune 1996 in NashvilleTN.
DeltaAir Lines Flight Attendant, Laroye Lynn Stansberry-Brusnahan, Phi Upsilon, (Purdue U) wasrecentlyselected as one of Delta AirLines Top 100 Employees. This new program induct- ed 100 outof68,000 companywideemployees
Our Fraternity «b>The Southern Connecticut Alumnae Chapter celebrated their 40th anniversary last December at their Founders' Day luncheon atthe SilvermineTavern. Eleanor Sharp Furney, Omega (Miami U) wasthechaptersfirst president She,alongwith Dorothy Karstaedt Osier, Omega, are stillactivemembersof
the chapter.
OurCollegians
e> "Serving as an example for others, I
will commit myself
be a true friend and positive role model, while cultivating a gen- uine concern for others as we share our experi- ences." This is Hillary Smith's personal leader- ship philosophy and it will guide her during the upcoming year as the
1997-98 National FFA president. Smith, Lambda Sigma (U of Georgia) and the five other officers on her team will travel more than 100,00 miles this year promoting agricul- tural education and FFA. FFA is a national organi- zation of 449,814 mem- bers preparing for lead- ership and careers in the science, business and technology of agricul- ture. The organization has 7,241 local chapters throughout the US, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands. After fulfilling her year long term,Smith will return to the U of
Georgia as a junior agricul- turaleconomics major.
She plans to pursue a career in agricultural law or sales.
OurAlumnae
s> Three AOITs were among the winners of the 10 Fellowship Awards given by Order ofOmega atthe recentAssociationof Fraternity Advisors (AFA) Conference in San Francisco. (Fromleft toright)Michelle Newton, Kappa Omega (U of Kentucky) won the "William J Brennan Graduate Assistantship'' Fellowship. Lori H a r t , Delta Delta (Auburn U) and Tracy Maxwell, Alpha Chi (W estern
Kentucky U ) each won a Doctoral Fellowship.
as Charter
of the "Chairmans Club." This select group was chosen for their com- mitment,consistency,and superior customer service totheirpassengersand peers.Lynngraduatedin
1980 from Purdue University with a BS in Environmental Design.
Members
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e>Allison Dean Wright,RhoOmicron (MiddleTN State U) has been selected as one of the first two women onThe Citadel's Board of Visitors, the governing body ofThe ChadelThe Military College of South Carolina. Wright holds a M.BA degree from the Citadel's College of Graduate and
Professional Studies. Wright will serve as an advisory member to the
e> Aimee Brock, Delta Epsilon (Jacksonville State U) now holds
the position of Sorority Adviser at the U of
A l a b a m a . This graduate assistant program position will advise Panhellenic or^nizations and provide assistance to the Pan-Greek sororities.
board until the South Carolina legislature elects women to serve as regu- lar members of the board. Allison is currently the Executive Director of the South Carolina Insurance News Service in Columbia, SC and she and her husband live in Mt Pleasant, SC.
b> Denise Jacobson, Alpha Phi (Montana State U)ofKailua-Kona, Hawaiihaswonthe first
o> Anna
Kappa Omega (Rhodes College), has won the Second Annual F.Scott Fitzgerald Short Story contest for a childrens' story titled, "Chicken Bone Man." Her story was read before famous and aspir- ing writers assembled for a day-long celebration of the art of writing and the
101st birthday of the great American writer, F. Scott Fitzgerald. The prize includes a cash award of $500. A Baltimoreresident,Anna teaches writing work- shops at the Johns
Hopkins University's Training and Education Center and is a con- tributing editor to Children's Book Insider.
Olswanger,


announcements
Collegiate and Alumnae Chapter Anniversaries
Congratulations to the following chapters who will mark silver or golden anniver- saries during 1998:
25th Anniversary: Hammond Area Alumnae, April 21
50th Anniversary: San Jose Alumnae March 14
Kentuckiana Alumnae March 21
Lafayette Alumnae April 15
State College Alumnae November 17
Delta Sigma, San Jose St. U, March 14
Gamma Omicron, U of FL September 11
New Alumnae Chapter Installations
Alpha Omicron Pi is pleased to announce the installation of the follow- ing Alumnae Chapters:
Kentucky Lakes Area Alumnae Chapter on January 25,1998, Murray Kentucky; Denton County, TX Alumnae Chapter on February 22, 1998, Denton, TX; and Greater Lee County Alumnae Chapter on March 7,1998, Ft. Myers, FL.
Diamond Accolades Available Diamond Accolades are now available for purchase to honor a sister attending Leadership Institute '98. Anyone may purchase one. Accolades are $5 each and will be presented to the honoree upon her arrival at Leadership Institute. All Diamond Accolade recipients will receive an acknowledgment card along with an embroidered star to place on her name tag and, at the same time, will be reminded that someone back home is thinking of her. The money raised by Diamond Accolades is placed in the Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Fund. To order, contact the A Oil Foundation office at 615/370-0920.
Chi Alpha Corporation to Meet The annual Corporation Board meeting of Chi Alpha Chapter has been sched- uled for 6:30 p.m. on May 5, 1998. The meeting will be held at 20 Sage River Circle, Sacramento, CA. For additional information, contact Karen Mills, (916)393-7311.
Suburban Maryland Alumnae Chapter Being Formed.
If you are interested, please call Angela Powers Snider at (301)762-1672. The chapter will serve Montgomery County, Maryland and surrounding counties. Their goal is for a summer installation.
A Summer Job Opportunity
Sally Cash Johnson, Delta Epsilon (Jacksonville State U) is the director of Camp Skyline Ranch, a private summer camp for girls located in Mentone, Alabama, atop Lookout Mountain. She is seeking counselors for summer work. Many counselors are AOIT sisters. If you would like information call (800)448-9279.
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